how to pronounce checkmate


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the above transcription of checkmate 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.

checkmate is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and checkmate this 10 year old chess …”

meaning of checkmate

Checkmate is a chess term meaning that a player has won the game.

checkmate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word checkmate occurs in english on average 0.3 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.

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