how to pronounce armband


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the above transcription of armband 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.

armband is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… have three armband times as we've had in …”

meanings of armband


  1. A band worn around the arm, usually to symbolize protest or mourning.
  2. An inflatable band worn round the arms to keep afloat in water.
  3. A band worn around the arm of the captain of a team.

armband frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word armband occurs in english on average 0.4 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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