how to pronounce decoy


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the above transcription of decoy 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.

decoy is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… launching decoy attacks there while the …”

meaning of decoy

A decoy is a person or thing that is used to lure or distract the enemy.

decoy frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word decoy occurs in english on average 0.8 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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