how to pronounce delectable


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the above transcription of delectable 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.

delectable is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… this absolutely delectable queen oven …”

meanings of delectable


  1. Highly pleasing; delightful, especially to any of the senses; delicious.


  1. Something that is delectable.

delectable frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word delectable occurs in english on average 2.6 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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