how to pronounce countess


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the above transcription of countess 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.

countess is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… life of Elizabeth Countess of Sutherland …”

meanings of countess


  1. A woman holding the rank of count or earl in her own right; a female holder of an earldom.
  2. The wife of a count or earl.
  3. Alternative letter-case form of countess.

countess frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word countess 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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