how to pronounce anthem


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the above transcription of anthem 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.

anthem is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… time so the anthem and there are other …”

meanings of anthem


  1. A very popular song or track.
  2. A choral or vocal composition, often with a religious or political lyric.
  3. A hymn of praise or loyalty.
  4. Antiphon.


  1. To celebrate with anthems.

anthem frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word anthem occurs in english on average 4.9 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.

topics anthem can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that anthem can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to anthem


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