how to pronounce perimeter


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the above transcription of perimeter 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.

perimeter is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… to go around the perimeter of my brow to …”

meanings of perimeter


  1. An instrument for determining the extent and shape of the field of vision.
  2. The length of such a boundary.
  3. A fortified strip or boundary usually protecting a military position.
  4. The sum of the distance of all the lengths of the sides of an object.
  5. The outer limits of an area. See synonyms at circumference.

perimeter frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word perimeter occurs in english on average 2.6 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.

words that rhyme with perimeter


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