how to pronounce lighthouse


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the above transcription of lighthouse 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.

lighthouse is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… googled the lighthouse and …”

meanings of lighthouse


  1. A tower or other structure exhibiting a light or lights to warn or guide sailors.

lighthouse frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word lighthouse occurs in english on average 3.5 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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