how to pronounce downstairs


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the above transcription of downstairs 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.

downstairs is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… found downstairs on the sofa the accused …”

meaning of downstairs

Downstairs is the lower level of a building.

downstairs frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word downstairs occurs in english on average 19.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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