how to pronounce sidewalk


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The above transcription of sidewalk 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.

sidewalk is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… like vents in the sidewalk and like you …”

meanings of sidewalk


  1. Any paved footpath, even if not located at the side of a road.
  2. A footpath, usually paved, at the side of a road for the use of pedestrians; a pavement (UK) or footpath (Australia, New Zealand).

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