how to pronounce bilingual


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the above transcription of bilingual 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.

bilingual is pronounced in three syllables

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example pitch curve for pronunciation of bilingual


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video examples of bilingual pronunciation

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

“… so you're bilingual yes I see …”

meanings of bilingual


  1. Characterized by the use or presence of two languages. Hypernym: multilingual.
  2. Having the ability to speak two languages.
  3. Spoken or written in two different languages.


  1. A person who is able to use two languages.

bilingual frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word bilingual occurs in english on average 1.5 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 bilingual 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 bilingual can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with bilingual


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