how to pronounce crescent


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the above transcription of crescent 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.

crescent is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… there's a crescent a blue that runs …”

meaning of crescent

A crescent is a curved line that forms a semicircle.

crescent frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word crescent occurs in english on average 4.2 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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