how to pronounce triangle


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triangle is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… Park triangle district all right yeah …”

meanings of triangle


  1. A love triangle.
  2. A frame formed of three poles stuck in the ground and united at the top, to which people were bound when undergoing corporal punishment.
  3. A draughtsman's square in the form of a right-angled triangle.
  4. A triangular piece of equipment used for gathering the balls into the formation required by the game being played.
  5. The structure of systems composed with three interrelated objects.
  6. A set square.
  7. A polygon with three sides and three angles.
  8. Any of various large papilionid butterflies of the genus Graphium.
  9. A percussion instrument made by forming a metal rod into a triangular shape which is open at one angle. It is suspended from a string and hit with a metal bar to make a resonant sound.
  10. A triangular formation of railway tracks, with a curve on at least one side.


  1. The area comprising the cities of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill in North Carolina. Used with "the" except when attributive.
  2. Ellipsis of Bermuda Triangle.

triangle frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word triangle occurs in english on average 9.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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