how to pronounce entertain


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of entertain 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.

entertain is pronounced in three syllables

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of entertain

example pitch curve for pronunciation of entertain


test your pronunciation of entertain

press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of entertain

video examples of entertain pronunciation

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

“… to entertain their worst fear …”

meaning of entertain

To entertain means to provide amusement or pleasure.

entertain frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word entertain occurs in english on average 6.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics entertain 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 entertain can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) people, society, and culture;

Did this page help you?