how to pronounce preteen


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the above transcription of preteen 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.

preteen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… year old you know preteen you know 12 13 …”

meanings of preteen


  1. Of, relating to, or designed for, or being children between the ages of approximately 10 and 12.


  1. A child between 10 and 12 years of age, at the onset of adolescence.

preteen frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word preteen occurs in english on average 0.5 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.

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