how to pronounce allen


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the above transcription of allen 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.

allen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… the man replied Larry Allen appshare you …”

meanings of allen


  1. A male given name from the Celtic languages, a variant of Alan; in modern use often transferred from the surname.
  2. An English and Scottish surname derived from the given name Alan.


  1. Short for Allen wrench.

allen frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word allen occurs in english on average 18 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics allen 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 allen can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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