how to pronounce letterman


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the above transcription of letterman 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.

letterman frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word letterman 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.

letterman is pronounced in three syllables

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video examples of letterman pronunciation

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

“… I've worked for the David Letterman Show …”

meanings of letterman


  1. A student who has attained a specified level of participation in a sporting or other activity, and is awarded a cloth “letter" to be affixed to an item of clothing.

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