how to pronounce chief

/ˈtʃiːf/

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The above transcription of chief 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.

chief is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… one of those uh chief debates was uh and …”

meaning of chief

Chief is a title given to the head of a tribe or a group of people.

words with pronunciation similar to chief

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