how to pronounce cecil


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the above transcription of cecil 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.

cecil is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… outstanding work Cecil Smith was brought …”

meanings of cecil


  1. A male given name from Latin.
  2. A surname​.


  1. A fried ball of minced meat, breadcrumbs, onions, etc.

cecil frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word cecil occurs in english on average 1.9 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.

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