how to pronounce celluloid


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the above transcription of celluloid 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.

celluloid is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… call a quality of celluloid film a …”

meanings of celluloid


  1. Any of a variety of thermoplastics created from nitrocellulose and camphor, once used as photographic film.
  2. The genre of cinema; film.

celluloid frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word celluloid occurs in english on average 0.7 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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