how to pronounce bassoon


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the above transcription of bassoon 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.

bassoon is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of bassoon


  1. To make a bassoon-like sound.
  2. To play the bassoon.


  1. A musical instrument in the woodwind family, having a double reed and playing in the tenor and bass ranges.

bassoon frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word bassoon occurs in english on average 0.9 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.

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

1) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to bassoon


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