how to pronounce grandparent


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the above transcription of grandparent 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.

grandparent is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… a grandchild I'm a grandparent you sit …”

meanings of grandparent


  1. The parent of someone's parent.


  1. Synonym of grandfather.

grandparent frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word grandparent occurs in english on average 1.9 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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