how to pronounce limbo


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the above transcription of limbo 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.

limbo is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… you're trapped in this weird limbo of …”

meaning of limbo

Limbo is a place in the afterlife where the souls of unbaptized children are said to be.

limbo frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word limbo occurs in english on average 2.4 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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