how to pronounce leo


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leo is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… strangers you know when Leo lo join all …”

meanings of leo


  1. A surname​.
  2. A constellation of the zodiac, shaped approximately like a lion and containing the bright star Regulus.
  3. Acronym of Lyons Electronic Office Computer: an early British computer.
  4. A male given name from Latin, borne by numerous saints and 13 popes.
  5. The zodiac sign for the Lion, ruled by the Sun and covering July 23 - August 22 (tropical astrology) or August 16 - September 15 (sidereal astrology).


  1. Someone with a Leo star sign.
  2. Acronym of low Earth orbit.
  3. Acronym of law enforcement officer.
  4. Abbreviation of leotard.

leo frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word leo occurs in english on average 9.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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