how to pronounce macaw


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the above transcription of macaw 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.

macaw is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… almost a macaw and kind of sense what …”

meanings of macaw


  1. Any of various parrots of the genera Ara, Anodorhynchus, Cyanopsitta, Orthopsittaca, Primolius and Diopsittaca of Central and South America, including the largest parrots and characterized by long sabre-shaped tails, curved powerful bills, and usually brilliant plumage.

macaw frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word macaw occurs in english on average 0.2 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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