how to pronounce delete


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the above transcription of delete 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.

delete frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word delete occurs in english on average 1.5 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.

delete is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… weekend I'll delete Greenwood I don't …”

meanings of delete


  1. A remainder of a music or video release.
  2. A deletion.
  3. A key that may be pressed to delete something (such as text or files) from a computer.
  4. Alternative letter-case form of Delete.


  1. To defeat or dominate.
  2. To remove, get rid of or erase, especially written or printed material, or data on a computer or other device.

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