how to pronounce prison


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the above transcription of prison 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.

prison is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… sentenced to life in prison and served …”

meaning of prison

Prison is a place where people are kept in order to keep them from harming themselves or others.

prison frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word prison occurs in english on average 35.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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