how to pronounce portugal


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the above transcription of portugal 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.

portugal is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… when you were in portugal so …”

meanings of portugal


  1. A country in Europe, on the Iberian Peninsula. Official name: Portuguese Republic.


  1. A Portuguese person.

portugal frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word portugal occurs in english on average 4.6 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.

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