how to pronounce exclamation


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The above transcription of exclamation 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.

exclamation is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… parent three exclamation points …”

meanings of exclamation


  1. A word expressing outcry; an interjection.
  2. A loud calling or crying out, for example as in surprise, pain, grief, joy, anger, etc.
  3. The sign "!" by which outcry or emphatic utterance is marked.
  4. A clause type used to make an exclamatory statement: What a mess they made!; How stupid I was!.

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