how to pronounce marijuana


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the above transcription of marijuana 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.

marijuana is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… like I go that's marijuana she's like …”

meanings of marijuana


  1. A drug smoked or ingested for euphoric effect, cannabis.
  2. The hemp plant itself, Cannabis sativa.

marijuana frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word marijuana occurs in english on average 6.8 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.

words that rhyme with marijuana


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