how to pronounce afternoon


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the above transcription of afternoon 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.

afternoon is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of afternoon in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… on an early april afternoon in 1972 more …”

meaning of afternoon

Afternoon means the time of day between noon and evening.

afternoon frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word afternoon occurs in english on average 84.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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