how to pronounce fingerprint


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the above transcription of fingerprint 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.

fingerprint is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… security process we fingerprint them and …”

meanings of fingerprint


  1. The patterns left on surfaces where uncovered fingertips have touched, especially as used to identify the person who touched the surface.
  2. A trace that gives evidence of someone's involvement.
  3. Unique identification for public key in asymmetric cryptosystem.
  4. The natural pattern of ridges on the tips of human fingers, unique to each individual.
  5. A unique combination of features that serves as an identification of something.


  1. To identify something uniquely by a combination of measurements.
  2. To take somebody's fingerprints.

fingerprint frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word fingerprint occurs in english on average 1 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.

topics fingerprint can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that fingerprint can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to fingerprint


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