how to pronounce tampon


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the above transcription of tampon 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.

tampon is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… than we've done on a tampon we need to …”

meanings of tampon


  1. An inking pad used in lithographic printing.
  2. A double-headed drumstick primarily for the bass drum.
  3. A plug of cotton or other absorbent material inserted into a body cavity or wound to absorb fluid, especially one inserted in the vagina during menstruation.


  1. To plug (a wound) with a tampon or compress.

tampon frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word tampon occurs in english on average 0.8 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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