how to pronounce hoarseness


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the above transcription of hoarseness 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.

hoarseness is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… question what causes my hoarseness and I …”

meanings of hoarseness


  1. The quality of being hoarse, of having a dry harsh voice.

hoarseness frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hoarseness occurs in english on average 0.1 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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