how to pronounce tenderloin


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tenderloin is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… like the filet mignon tenderloin gets a …”

meanings of tenderloin


  1. A similar neighborhood in Seattle, Washington.
  2. A neighborhood of varying extent in midtown Manhattan, New York known for illicit entertainment and associated police corruption.
  3. A similar neighborhood in San Francisco, California.
  4. Other similar neighborhoods in other cities.


  1. A district of a city where corruption is common, often because the district is devoted to questionable businesses (peep shows, etc) which are easy for police to blackmail and extort.
  2. The tenderest part of a loin of meat, especially of pork or beef.

tenderloin frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word tenderloin occurs in english on average 1.3 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 tenderloin 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 tenderloin can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

words with pronunciation similar to tenderloin


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