how to pronounce muscle


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the above transcription of muscle 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.

muscle is pronounced in two syllables

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

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meanings of muscle


  1. Hired strongmen or bodyguards.
  2. A well-developed physique, in which the muscles are enlarged from exercise.
  3. Strength, force.
  4. An organ composed of muscle tissue.
  5. A contractile form of tissue which animals use to effect movement.


  1. To use force to make progress, especially physical force.

muscle frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word muscle occurs in english on average 17.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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