how to pronounce numeral


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the above transcription of numeral 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.

numeral is pronounced in three syllables

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

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meanings of numeral


  1. A word representing a number.
  2. A card whose rank is a number (usually including the ace as 1).
  3. A symbol that is not a word and represents a number, such as the Arabic numerals 1, 2, 3 and the Roman numerals I, V, X, L.


  1. Of or relating to numbers; numerical.

numeral frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word numeral occurs in english on average 0.4 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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