how to pronounce falcon


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falcon is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… like the Millennium Falcon will appear …”

meanings of falcon


  1. Any bird of the genus Falco, all of which are birds of prey.
  2. A light cannon used from the 15th to the 17th century; a falconet.
  3. A female such bird, a male being a tiercel.


  1. To hunt with a falcon or falcons.


  1. A surname​.

falcon frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word falcon occurs in english on average 2.8 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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