how to pronounce couplet


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the above transcription of couplet 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.

couplet is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… chiba-chiba we hang on with a couplet of …”

meanings of couplet


  1. A pair of lines with rhyming end words.
  2. A pair of one-way streets which carry opposing directions of traffic through gridded urban areas.
  3. A pair of two mutually exclusive choices in a dichotomous key.

couplet frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word couplet occurs in english on average 1 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 couplet 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 couplet can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) leisure and entertainment;

3) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to couplet


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