how to pronounce shotgun


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the above transcription of shotgun 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.

shotgun is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… with an ak-47 and a shotgun we'd like to …”

meaning of shotgun

Shotgun is a type of firearm that fires a number of small projectiles in a spread pattern.

shotgun frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word shotgun occurs in english on average 5.6 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.

topics shotgun 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 shotgun can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

3) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to shotgun


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