how to pronounce tricycle


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the above transcription of tricycle 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.

tricycle is pronounced in three syllables

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video examples of tricycle pronunciation

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

“… we tied a balloon to a tricycle let's …”

meanings of tricycle


  1. A cycle rickshaw.
  2. A cycle with three wheels, powered by pedals and usually intended for young children.


  1. To ride a tricycle.

tricycle frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) transport and travel;

words that rhyme with tricycle


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