how to pronounce dragoon


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the above transcription of dragoon 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.

dragoon is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… royal irish dragoon guards his first …”

meanings of dragoon


  1. A horse soldier; a cavalryman, who uses a horse for mobility, but fights dismounted.
  2. A variety of pigeon.
  3. A carrier of a dragon musket.


  1. To force (someone) into doing something; to coerce.
  2. To surrender (a person) to the fury of soldiers.

dragoon frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word dragoon occurs in english on average 0.5 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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