how to pronounce peon


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the above transcription of peon 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.

peon is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… sale for a peon Philip Morris alone if …”

meanings of peon


  1. A lowly person; a peasant or serf; a labourer who is obliged to do menial work.
  2. A person of low rank or importance.
  3. A messenger, foot soldier, or native policeman.

peon frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word peon occurs in english on average 0.1 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 peon 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 peon can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to peon


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