how to pronounce pedigree


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the above transcription of pedigree 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.

pedigree is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… and her ivy league pedigree have earned …”

meanings of pedigree


  1. A person's ancestral history; ancestry, lineage.
  2. Good breeding or ancestry.
  3. The ancestry of a domesticated animal, especially a dog or horse.
  4. The history or provenance of an idea, custom etc.
  5. A chart, list, or record of ancestors, to show breeding, especially distinguished breeding.


  1. Having a pedigree.
  2. Purebred.


  1. To determine the pedigree of (an animal).

pedigree frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word pedigree occurs in english on average 1.6 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.

topics pedigree can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that pedigree can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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