how to pronounce bedtime


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the above transcription of bedtime 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.

bedtime is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… dinner and bedtime stories nobody …”

meanings of bedtime


  1. The time or hour at which one retires to bed in order to sleep.

bedtime frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word bedtime occurs in english on average 2.8 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.

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