how to pronounce jawbone


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the above transcription of jawbone 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.

jawbone is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… companies like basis and jawbone up to …”

meanings of jawbone


  1. Any of the bones in the lower or upper jaw.
  2. A shaken musical instrument (an idiophone) made from the jawbone of an animal and shaken such that the teeth vibrate in their sockets to produce sound.
  3. The bone of the lower jaw; the mandible.


  1. To talk persistently in an attempt to persuade somebody to cooperate.

jawbone frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word jawbone occurs in english on average 0.2 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 jawbone 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 jawbone can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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