how to pronounce chevron


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the above transcription of chevron 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.

chevron is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and my mentor is a CTO Chevron and he …”

meanings of chevron


  1. An angle bracket, either used as a typographic or a scientific symbol.
  2. One of the V-shaped markings on the surface of roads used to indicate minimum distances between vehicles.
  3. A háček, a diacritical mark that may resemble an inverted circumflex.
  4. A wide inverted V placed on a shield.
  5. A guillemet, either of the punctuation marks “«" or “»", used in several languages to indicate passages of speech. Similar to typical quotation marks used in the English language such as ““" and “"".
  6. A V-shaped pattern; used in architecture, and as an insignia of military or police rank, on the sleeve.


  1. To form or be formed into chevrons.

chevron frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word chevron occurs in english on average 2.1 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 chevron 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 chevron can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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