how to pronounce cheetah


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the above transcription of cheetah 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.

cheetah is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… a cheetah the fastest land animal which …”

meanings of cheetah


  1. A distinctive member (Acinonyx jubatus) of the cat family, slightly smaller than the leopard, but with proportionately longer limbs and a smaller head. It is native to Africa and also credited with being the fastest terrestrial animal.

cheetah frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word cheetah occurs in english on average 1.1 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 cheetah 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 cheetah can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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