how to pronounce monsieur


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the above transcription of monsieur 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.

monsieur is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… Oh Monsieur on a step I think you owe …”

meaning of monsieur

Monsieur is a French word for "Mister".

monsieur frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word monsieur occurs in english on average 1.9 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 monsieur 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 monsieur can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to monsieur


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