how to pronounce saloon


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the above transcription of saloon 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.

saloon is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… College and Seville saloon at Rutgers …”

meanings of saloon


  1. The most common body style for modern cars, with a boot or trunk.
  2. A tavern, especially in an American Old West setting.
  3. The cabin area of a boat or yacht devoted to seated relaxation, often combined with dining table.
  4. A barbershop (store offering haircuts).
  5. A lounge bar in an English public house, contrasted with the public bar.
  6. Dated form of salon (“living room in a house").
  7. The part of a rail carriage or multiple unit containing seating for passengers.

saloon frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word saloon occurs in english on average 2.3 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 saloon 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 saloon can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) transport and travel;

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