how to pronounce sousaphone


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the above transcription of sousaphone 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.

sousaphone is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of sousaphone


  1. A valved brass instrument with the same length as a tuba, but shaped differently so that the bell is above the head, that the valves are situated directly in front of the musical instruments and a few inches above the waist, and that most of the weight rests on one shoulder.

sousaphone frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word sousaphone occurs in english on average 0.1 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.

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

1) leisure and entertainment;

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