how to pronounce capital


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the above transcription of capital 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.

capital is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… which is the capital of the sultanate of …”

meaning of capital

Capital is the name of the city where the government of a country is located.

capital frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word capital occurs in english on average 36 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics capital 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 capital can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to capital


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