how to pronounce unicorn


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the above transcription of unicorn 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.

unicorn is pronounced in three syllables

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video examples of unicorn pronunciation

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

“… it's uh unicorn right it's a pro antifa …”

meaning of unicorn

Unicorn is a mythical creature with a single horn on its head.

unicorn frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word unicorn occurs in english on average 4 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 unicorn 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 unicorn can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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