how to pronounce knighthood


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the above transcription of knighthood 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.

knighthood is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… were a knighthood ownership of a …”

meanings of knighthood


  1. The quality of being a knight.
  2. An honour whereby one is made into a knight, and one can thereafter be called "Sir".
  3. The knights collectively, the body of knights.

knighthood frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word knighthood occurs in english on average 0.4 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.

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