how to pronounce spectacle

/ˈspɛktəkəl/

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the above transcription of spectacle 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.

spectacle frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word spectacle occurs in english on average 2.4 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.

spectacle is pronounced in three syllables

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spɛktəkəl

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

“… to pose to make a spectacle of ourselves …”

meaning of spectacle

Spectacle means a public event or performance that is intended to be impressive.

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