how to pronounce pinion


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pinion is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… have an opinion on them how a pinion on …”

meanings of pinion


  1. A fetter for the arm.
  2. Any of the outermost primary feathers on a bird's wing.
  3. A moth of the genus Lithophane.
  4. The joint of a bird's wing farthest from the body.
  5. The smallest gear in a gear train.
  6. A wing.


  1. To cut off the pinion of a bird's wing, or otherwise disable or bind its wings, in order to prevent it from flying.
  2. To bind the arms of someone, so as to deprive him of their use; to disable by so binding.
  3. To restrain; to limit.


  1. A surname​.

pinion frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word pinion occurs in english on average 0.3 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 pinion 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 pinion can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words that rhyme with pinion


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