how to pronounce kingpin


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the above transcription of kingpin 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.

kingpin is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… for instance tech kingpin apple …”

meaning of kingpin

Kingpin is a person who controls a criminal organization.

kingpin frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word kingpin occurs in english on average 0.6 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 kingpin 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 kingpin can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to kingpin


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