how to pronounce horsepower


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the above transcription of horsepower 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.

horsepower is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… and used a 12 horsepower gas engine …”

meaning of horsepower

Horsepower is a unit of power equal to 550 foot-pounds per minute.

horsepower frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word horsepower occurs in english on average 0.7 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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