how to pronounce challenger


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the above transcription of challenger 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.

challenger is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… last nine weeks challenger gray the …”

meanings of challenger


  1. One who challenges; especially, one who plays against the current champion of a game or contest in hopes of winning and becoming the new champion.
  2. A steam locomotive of the 4-6-6-4 wheel arrangement. [[File:Wikipedia-logo.png|14px|none| ]] 4-6-6-4 on Wikipedia.


  1. A space shuttle, named after the HMS Challenger (1858), destroyed on January 28, 1986 with loss of its seven-member crew.

challenger frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word challenger occurs in english on average 2.3 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 challenger 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 challenger can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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