how to pronounce elbow


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the above transcription of elbow 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.

elbow is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… being in the Hajj elbow-to-elbow going …”

meaning of elbow

Elbow is a joint in the arm.

elbow frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word elbow occurs in english on average 6.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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