how to pronounce telethon


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the above transcription of telethon 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.

telethon is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… as mc of a telethon for a jewish group …”

meaning of telethon

A telethon is a fundraising event that is broadcast on television.

telethon frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word telethon occurs in english on average 0.1 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 telethon 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 telethon can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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