how to pronounce ninety


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the above transcription of ninety 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.

ninety is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… of the world the ninety five percenters …”

meanings of ninety


  1. The cardinal number occurring after eighty-nine and before ninety-one, represented in Roman numerals as XC and in Arabic numerals as 90.

ninety frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word ninety occurs in english on average 3 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.

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