how to pronounce balloon


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the above transcription of balloon 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.

balloon is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… it was the balloon at six feet and at …”

meaning of balloon

A balloon is a type of air-filled object that is made of rubber, plastic, or other materials.

balloon frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word balloon occurs in english on average 6.5 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.

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