how to pronounce demolition


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the above transcription of demolition 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.

demolition is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… I was the demolition ball while he was …”

meanings of demolition


  1. The process of demolishing or destroying buildings or other structures.

demolition frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word demolition occurs in english on average 5.9 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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