how to pronounce fortnight


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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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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.

fortnight frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word fortnight occurs in english on average 14.5 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.

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