how to pronounce descender


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the above transcription of descender 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.

descender is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of descender


  1. A cyclist who excels at fast descents.
  2. The part of a lowercase letter that is drawn below the bottom of lowercase letters.
  3. A belay device used in rock climbing.
  4. A person or thing that descends.

descender frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word descender occurs in english on average 0.1 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 descender 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 descender can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

2) transport and travel;

words that rhyme with descender


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