how to pronounce delight


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the above transcription of delight 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.

delight is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… dan wakin what a delight to meet you I …”

meaning of delight

Delight means to be pleased or excited by something.

delight frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word delight occurs in english on average 23.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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