how to pronounce beckon


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the above transcription of beckon 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.

beckon is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… seat beckon ISM which means the driver …”

meanings of beckon


  1. To seem attractive and inviting.
  2. To wave or nod to somebody with the intention to make the person come closer.


  1. A sign made without words; a beck.
  2. A children's game similar to hide and seek in which children who have been "caught" may escape if they see another hider beckon to them.

beckon frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word beckon occurs in english on average 0.4 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 beckon 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 beckon can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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