how to pronounce duel


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the above transcription of duel 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.

duel is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… 1566 during a sword duel with his cousin …”

meaning of duel

Duel is a fight between two people or groups of people with swords, guns, or other weapons.

duel frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word duel occurs in english on average 2.1 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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