how to pronounce grindstone


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the above transcription of grindstone 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.

grindstone is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… the grindstone kind of you know …”

meanings of grindstone


  1. An abrasive wheel for sharpening, polishing or grinding.

grindstone frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word grindstone occurs in english on average 0.6 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.

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