how to pronounce vulture


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the above transcription of vulture 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.

vulture is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… necessarily vulture but maybe you know …”

meanings of vulture


  1. Any of several carrion-eating birds of the families Accipitridae and Cathartidae.
  2. A person who profits from the suffering of others.


  1. To circle around one's target as if one were a vulture.

vulture frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word vulture occurs in english on average 1.2 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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