how to pronounce bandit


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the above transcription of bandit 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.

bandit is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… of a bandit or packs of abandoned …”

meanings of bandit


  1. A runner who covertly joins a race without having registered as a participant.
  2. An enemy aircraft.
  3. An outlaw.
  4. One who cheats others.
  5. One who robs others in a lawless area, especially as part of a group.


  1. To rob, or steal from, in the manner of a bandit.

bandit frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word bandit 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.

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