how to pronounce incarceration


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of incarceration 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.

incarceration is pronounced in five syllables

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of incarceration

example pitch curve for pronunciation of incarceration


test your pronunciation of incarceration

press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of incarceration

video examples of incarceration pronunciation

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

“… mass incarceration it's somehow funny …”

meanings of incarceration


  1. The act of confining, or the state of being confined; imprisonment.
  2. Strangulation, as in hernia.
  3. A constriction of the hernial sac, rendering it irreducible, but not great enough to cause strangulation.

incarceration frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word incarceration occurs in english on average 2.2 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.

topics incarceration can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that incarceration can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

words with pronunciation similar to incarceration


Did this page help you?