how to pronounce astronaut


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the above transcription of astronaut 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.

astronaut is pronounced in three syllables

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example pitch curve for pronunciation of astronaut


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video examples of astronaut pronunciation

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

“… i'm not a good astronaut i'm perfectly …”

meaning of astronaut

An astronaut is a person who travels into outer space.

astronaut frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word astronaut occurs in english on average 1.9 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 astronaut 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 astronaut can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

2) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to astronaut


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