how to pronounce fortnight

/ˈfɔːt.naɪt/

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The above transcription of fortnight 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.

fortnight is pronounced in two syllables

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fɔːtnaɪt

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

“… um in the past fortnight uh 75 people in …”

meaning of fortnight

A fortnight is two weeks.

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