how to pronounce tendon


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tendon is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… take your patellar tendon as a …”

meanings of tendon


  1. A wire or bar used to strengthen prestressed concrete.
  2. A tough band of inelastic fibrous tissue that connects a muscle with its bony attachment.

tendon frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word tendon occurs in english on average 0.7 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.

topics tendon 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 tendon can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to tendon


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