how to pronounce elevator


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the above transcription of elevator 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.

elevator frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word elevator occurs in english on average 6.7 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.

elevator is pronounced in four syllables

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video examples of elevator pronunciation

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

“… the elevator down here so anyways we've …”

meaning of elevator

An elevator is a device that moves people or goods vertically in a building or other structure.

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