how to pronounce inscribe


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the above transcription of inscribe 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.

inscribe frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word inscribe 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.

inscribe is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… helped inscribe the postage stamp-sized …”

meanings of inscribe


  1. To write or cut (words) onto (something, especially a hard surface, or a book to be given to another person); to engrave.
  2. To draw a circle, sphere, etc. inside a polygon, polyhedron, etc. and tangent to all its sides.

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