how to pronounce amputee


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the above transcription of amputee is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

amputee is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of amputee in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… is also a double amputee and she quips …”

meanings of amputee


  1. A person who has had one or more limbs removed.

amputee frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word amputee occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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