how to pronounce capitol


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the above transcription of capitol 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.

capitol is pronounced in three syllables

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

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meanings of capitol


  1. The town hall of Toulouse, France.
  2. The building in Washington, D.C., in which both houses of the Congress of the United States meet.
  3. The temple of Jupiter on the Capitoline Hill in ancient Rome.
  4. Any particular capitol building.


  1. Alternative form of Capitol, the temple of Jupiter on the Capitoline Hill in Ancient Rome.
  2. Alternative form of capitoul, the former chief magistrates of Toulouse, France.
  3. Any building or complex of buildings in which a legislature meets.

capitol frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word capitol occurs in english on average 6.9 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.

words that rhyme with capitol


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