how to pronounce mezzanine


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the above transcription of mezzanine 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.

mezzanine is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… uh on the mezzanine of a barn …”

meanings of mezzanine


  1. Additional flooring laid over a floor to bring it up to some height or level.
  2. A floor under the stage, from which contrivances such as traps are worked.
  3. A small window used to light such a secondary floor.
  4. The lowest balcony in an auditorium.
  5. A secondary floor, in between the main floors of a building; entresol.


  1. Fulfilling an intermediate or secondary function.

mezzanine frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word mezzanine occurs in english on average 0.5 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.

topics mezzanine can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that mezzanine can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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