how to pronounce scorpion


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the above transcription of scorpion 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.

scorpion is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… egyptian ruler scorpion from around 3 …”

meaning of scorpion

Scorpions are arachnids that have a long tail and a stinger.

scorpion frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word scorpion occurs in english on average 1.4 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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