how to pronounce kilometer


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the above transcription of kilometer 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.

kilometer is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… which may have a kilometer deep layer of …”

meanings of kilometer


  1. Nil standard spelling of kilometre in the USA.

kilometer frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word kilometer occurs in english on average 0.9 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 kilometer 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 kilometer can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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