how to pronounce bourbon


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the above transcription of bourbon 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.

bourbon is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… barbecue and brown sugar bourbon if you …”

meaning of bourbon

Bourbon is a type of whiskey.

bourbon frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word bourbon occurs in english on average 9.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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