how to pronounce shortcut

/ˈʃɔːɹtˌkʌt/

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The above transcription of shortcut 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.

shortcut is pronounced in two syllables

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ʃɔːɹtkʌt

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

“… you can take a shortcut from one …”

meanings of shortcut

noun:

  1. A path between two points that is faster than the commonly used paths.
  2. A file that points to the location of another file and serves as a quick way to access it.
  3. A method to accomplish something that omits one or more steps.
  4. A keyboard shortcut: a combination of keystrokes that provides easier access to a command or operation.

verb:

  1. To take or use a shortcut.

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