how to pronounce pistol


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the above transcription of pistol 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.

pistol is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… effectively turns a pistol into a …”

meaning of pistol

A pistol is a type of firearm that has a long barrel and a short stock.

pistol frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word pistol occurs in english on average 4.5 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 pistol 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 pistol can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

words that rhyme with pistol


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