how to pronounce marilyn


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the above transcription of marilyn 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.

marilyn is pronounced in three syllables

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video examples of marilyn pronunciation

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

“… and Marilyn shop we've kind of got the …”

meanings of marilyn


  1. A female given name originating as a coinage.


  1. A mountain or hill with a relative height of at least 150 metres.

marilyn frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word marilyn occurs in english on average 6.1 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.

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