how to pronounce spectacle


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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 is pronounced in three syllables

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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.

spectacle frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word spectacle occurs in english on average 4.7 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.

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