how to pronounce theo


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the above transcription of theo 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.

theo is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… were paying if he Theo pians the …”

meanings of theo


  1. A male given name from Ancient Greek and nickname.
  2. A diminutive of the female given name Theodora.


  1. The amount of a gambler's theoretical losses based on typical play.

theo frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word theo occurs in english on average 1.9 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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