how to pronounce equinox


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equinox is pronounced in three syllables

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

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meanings of equinox


  1. The intersection of the apparent path of the sun in the sky (the ecliptic) with the celestial equator.
  2. One of the two days on which this intersection occurs each year: (for the Northern hemisphere) March 20 or 21 in the spring and September 22 or 23 in the autumn.

equinox frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word equinox occurs in english on average 1.7 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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