how to pronounce briton


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the above transcription of briton 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.

briton is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… activist the Briton is probably best …”

meanings of briton


  1. An inhabitant of Great Britain.
  2. A Celtic-speaking inhabitant of southern Great Britain at the time of the Roman conquest.
  3. A citizen of the United Kingdom.
  4. A male citizen of the United Kingdom.
  5. A male inhabitant of Great Britain.

briton frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word briton occurs in english on average 2.5 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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