how to pronounce synagogue


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synagogue is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… rented out a synagogue and everyone's …”

meanings of synagogue


  1. A congregation of Jews for the purpose of worship or religious study.
  2. A place of worship for Jews.

synagogue frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word synagogue occurs in english on average 2.7 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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