how to pronounce drain

/ˈdɹɛɪn/

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The above transcription of drain 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.

drain is pronounced in one syllable

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dɹɛɪn

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

“… sink drain instead drink grease into a …”

meaning of drain

Drain means to remove liquid from a container by forcing it through a tube or opening.

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