how to pronounce lengthen


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the above transcription of lengthen 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.

lengthen is pronounced in two syllables

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video examples of lengthen pronunciation

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

“… points and lengthen the course so i'm …”

meanings of lengthen


  1. To become longer.
  2. To make longer, to extend the length of.

lengthen frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word lengthen occurs in english on average 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.

topics lengthen 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 lengthen can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to lengthen


words that rhyme with lengthen


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