how to pronounce pulpit


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the above transcription of pulpit 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.

pulpit is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… the bully pulpit and uh his uh platforms …”

meanings of pulpit


  1. A plane's cockpit.
  2. A bow platform for harpooning.
  3. A raised desk, lectern, or platform for an orator or public speaker.
  4. The railing at the bow of a boat, which sometimes extends past the deck. It is sometimes referred to as bow pulpit. The railing at the stern of the boat is sometimes referred to as a stern pulpit; other texts use the term pushpit.
  5. Activity performed from a church pulpit, in other words, preaching, sermons, religious teaching, the preaching profession, preachers collectively or an individual preaching position; by extension: bully pulpit.
  6. A raised platform in a church, usually enclosed, where the minister or preacher stands when giving the sermon.

pulpit frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word pulpit 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.

topics pulpit can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that pulpit can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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