how to pronounce fortress


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the above transcription of fortress 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.

fortress is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… infiniminer and Dwarf Fortress and …”

meaning of fortress

A fortress is a fortified structure or building.

fortress frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word fortress occurs in english on average 3.4 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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