how to pronounce imperial


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the above transcription of imperial 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.

imperial is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… control which is an Imperial Stout that …”

meaning of imperial

Imperial is a type of government in which a country is ruled by an emperor or empress.

imperial frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word imperial occurs in english on average 14.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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