how to pronounce centipede


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the above transcription of centipede 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.

centipede is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… a certain poisonous centipede used in …”

meanings of centipede


  1. Any arthropod of class Chilopoda, which have a segmented body with one pair of legs per segment and from about 20 to 300 legs in total.

centipede frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word centipede occurs in english on average 0.2 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 centipede 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 centipede can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to centipede


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