how to pronounce pacifier


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the above transcription of pacifier 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.

pacifier is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… saab how a messy does the pacifier to danny …”

meanings of pacifier


  1. A rubber or plastic device imitating a nipple that goes into a baby's mouth, used to calm and quiet the baby.
  2. Someone or something that pacifies.

pacifier frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word pacifier occurs in english on average 1.2 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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