how to pronounce fifteen


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the above transcription of fifteen 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.

fifteen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… a passenger fined fifteen thousand five …”

meanings of fifteen


  1. The cardinal number occurring after fourteen (14) and before sixteen (16).

fifteen frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word fifteen occurs in english on average 16.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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