how to pronounce gunpoint


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gunpoint is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… court was raped gunpoint she didn't want …”

meanings of gunpoint


  1. Threat or coercion by display or aiming a firearm or similar weapon.
  2. A location in the front of the muzzle of a gun.

gunpoint frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word gunpoint 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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