how to pronounce bottleneck


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The above transcription of bottleneck 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.

bottleneck is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… right and it creates a bottleneck so …”

meanings of bottleneck


  1. In traffic, any narrowing of the road, especially resulting in a delay.
  2. The part of a process that is too slow or cumbersome.
  3. The narrow portion that forms the pouring spout of a bottle; the neck of a bottle.


  1. To slow by causing a bottleneck.
  2. To form a bottleneck.

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