how to pronounce pleasurable


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the above transcription of pleasurable 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.

pleasurable is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… me feel good and are pleasurable but if …”

meanings of pleasurable


  1. That gives pleasure.

pleasurable frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word pleasurable occurs in english on average 1.8 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.

words that rhyme with pleasurable


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