how to pronounce duchess


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the above transcription of duchess 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.

duchess is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… think the two Duchess is the young …”

meaning of duchess

A duchess is a female member of the nobility.

duchess frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word duchess occurs in english on average 1.9 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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