how to pronounce contest

/ˈkɑːntɛst/

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The above transcription of contest 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.

contest is pronounced in two syllables

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kɑːntɛst

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

“… in a close contest involving massive …”

meaning of contest

A contest is a competition between two or more people or groups.

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