how to pronounce firework


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the above transcription of firework 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.

firework is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… will you not buy a firework from my …”

meanings of firework


  1. A device using gunpowder and other chemicals which, when lit, emits a combination of coloured flames, sparks, whistles or bangs, and sometimes made to rocket high into the sky before exploding, used for entertainment or celebration.

firework frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word firework occurs in english on average 0.9 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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