how to pronounce under


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The above transcription of under 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.

under is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… day we will be under that but 40 degrees …”

meanings of under


  1. In the face of; in response to (some attacking force).
  2. In or at a lower level than.
  3. As, in the character of.
  4. Less than.
  5. As a subject of; subordinate to.
  6. Below the surface of.


  1. In a way lower or less than.
  2. In a way inferior to.
  3. In an unconscious state.


  1. Under anesthesia, especially general anesthesia; sedated.
  2. In a state of submission or defeat.
  3. Being lower; being beneath something.

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