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.

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