how to pronounce colon


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the above transcription of colon 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.

colon is pronounced in two syllables

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video examples of colon pronunciation

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

“… for so long carmen colon wanda akowitz …”

meaning of colon

A colon is a part of the large intestine that is used to absorb water and nutrients from the food you eat.

colon frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word colon occurs in english on average 7.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to colon


words that rhyme with colon


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