how to pronounce open


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The above transcription of open 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.

open is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… what it does is open up new markets for …”

meaning of open

Open means to make accessible or available.

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