how to pronounce startup


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the above transcription of startup 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.

startup is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… I definitely think the startup gave me …”

meanings of startup


  1. The act or process of starting a process or machine.
  2. One who comes suddenly into notice; an upstart.
  3. A kind of high-low or thigh-high boot worn by rustic people.
  4. A new company or organization or business venture designed for rapid growth.
  5. A kind of gaiter or legging.

startup frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word startup occurs in english on average 2.2 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 startup 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 startup can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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