how to pronounce signpost


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The above transcription of signpost 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.

signpost is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… it's a signpost but that if something is …”

meanings of signpost


  1. To indicate logical progress of a discourse using words or phrases such as now, right, to recap, to sum up, as I was saying, etc.
  2. To signal, as if with a signpost.
  3. To direct (somebody) to services, resources, etc.
  4. To install signposts on.


  1. A post bearing a sign that gives information on directions.
  2. A word or phrase within a clue that serves as an indicator, rather than being fodder.

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