how to pronounce automobile


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the above transcription of automobile 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.

automobile is pronounced in four syllables

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example pitch curve for pronunciation of automobile


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video examples of automobile pronunciation

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

“… uh you know their automobile on the moon …”

meanings of automobile


  1. A type of vehicle designed to move on the ground under its own stored power and intended to carry a driver, a small number of additional passengers, and a very limited amount of other load. A car or motorcar.


  1. To travel by automobile.


  1. Self-moving; self-propelled.

automobile frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word automobile occurs in english on average 3.5 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 automobile 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 automobile can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to automobile


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