how to pronounce cirque


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the above transcription of cirque 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.

cirque is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… when they arrive at Cirque and it starts …”

meanings of cirque


  1. Something in the shape of a circle or ring, such as a Roman circus.
  2. A curved depression in a mountainside with steep walls, forming the end of a valley.

cirque frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word cirque occurs in english on average 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.

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