how to pronounce colonel


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the above transcription of colonel 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.

colonel is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… he was a colonel in the South Vietnamese …”

meaning of colonel

Colonel is a military rank.

colonel frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word colonel occurs in english on average 5 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 colonel 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 colonel can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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