how to pronounce butte


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the above transcription of butte 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.

butte is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… say on 220 from red butte to loot albert …”

meanings of butte


  1. A census-designated place in Alaska.
  2. A city and village in North Dakota.
  3. A city, the county seat of Silver Bow County, Montana, with which it is a consolidated city-county known as Butte-Silver Bow.
  4. A village, the county seat of Boyd County, Nebraska.


  1. An isolated hill with steep sides and a flat top.

butte frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word butte occurs in english on average 0.8 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 butte 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 butte can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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