how to pronounce protagonist


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the above transcription of protagonist 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.

protagonist frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word protagonist occurs in english on average 15 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

protagonist is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… will assume its role as a protagonist on …”

meanings of protagonist


  1. A leading person in a contest; a principal performer.
  2. The main character, or one of the main characters, in any story, such as a literary work or drama.
  3. An advocate or champion of a cause or course of action.

words that rhyme with protagonist


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