how to pronounce handgun


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the above transcription of handgun 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.

handgun is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… unloaded his handgun fitted with an …”

meaning of handgun

A handgun is a firearm designed to be held and fired one-handed.

handgun frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word handgun occurs in english on average 1.4 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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