how to pronounce asterisk


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The above transcription of asterisk 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.

asterisk is pronounced in three syllables

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

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meanings of asterisk


  1. The symbol.
  2. .
  3. A blemish in an otherwise outstanding achievement.
  4. Something in the shape of or resembling the asterisk symbol.


  1. To mark or replace with an asterisk symbol (.
  2. ); star.

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