how to pronounce colleen


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the above transcription of colleen 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.

colleen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… gonna turn it over to Colleen to be the …”

meanings of colleen


  1. Girl.
  2. Young single woman.


  1. A female given name from English or Irish.

colleen frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word colleen occurs in english on average 2.3 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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