how to pronounce armchair


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the above transcription of armchair 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.

armchair is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… direct incidents of gases in an armchair line-up …”

meaning of armchair

An armchair is a chair with arms.

armchair frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word armchair occurs in english on average 7.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) education, science, and technology;

4) people, society, and culture;

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