how to pronounce courthouse


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the above transcription of courthouse 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.

courthouse is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… inside the uh courthouse in the …”

meanings of courthouse


  1. A public building housing courts of law.
  2. The public building where most American counties have their county offices.

courthouse frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word courthouse occurs in english on average 3.1 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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