how to pronounce commando


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the above transcription of commando 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.

commando is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… by the red hand commando the Ulster …”

meaning of commando

Commando is a person who is trained in special operations.

commando frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word commando occurs in english on average 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.

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