how to pronounce tablespoon


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The above transcription of tablespoon 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.

tablespoon is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… dish add a tablespoon or so of olive oil …”

meanings of tablespoon


  1. A large spoon, used for eating food from a bowl.
  2. A spoon too large for eating, usually used for cooking or serving.
  3. A unit of volume, the value of which varies regionally; in the US: three teaspoons or roughly 15 ml; in Britain and Canada: exactly 15 ml; in Australia: four teaspoons or 20 ml.

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