how to pronounce pinnacle


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the above transcription of pinnacle 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.

pinnacle is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… the way the highest the pinnacle of …”

meanings of pinnacle


  1. An all-time high; a point of greatest achievement or success.
  2. An upright member, generally ending in a small spire, used to finish a buttress, to constitute a part in a proportion, as where pinnacles flank a gable or spire.
  3. A tall, sharp and craggy rock or mountain.
  4. The highest point.


  1. To build or furnish with a pinnacle or pinnacles.
  2. To put something on a pinnacle.

pinnacle frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word pinnacle occurs in english on average 2.8 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 pinnacle 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 pinnacle can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with pinnacle


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