how to pronounce debit


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the above transcription of debit 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.

debit is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… bought a flight with my debit card or …”

meanings of debit


  1. In bookkeeping, an entry in the left hand column of an account.
  2. A sum of money taken out of a bank account. Thus called, because in bank's bookkeeping a cash withdrawal diminishes the amount of money held on the account, i.e. bank's debt to the customer.


  1. To record a receivable in the bookkeeping.
  2. To make an entry on the debit side of an account.


  1. Of or relating to process of taking money from an account.
  2. Of or relating to the debit card function of a debit card rather than its often available credit card function.

debit frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word debit occurs in english on average 2.4 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 debit 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 debit can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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