how to pronounce footnote


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the above transcription of footnote 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.

footnote is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… is not just a footnote in history and I …”

meanings of footnote


  1. A short piece of text, often numbered, placed at the bottom of a printed page, that adds a comment, citation, reference etc, to a designated part of the main text.
  2. A qualification to the import of something.
  3. An event of lesser importance than some larger event to which it is related.


  1. To add footnotes to a text.

footnote frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word footnote occurs in english on average 2.6 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 footnote 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 footnote can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to footnote


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