how to pronounce fred


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the above transcription of fred 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.

fred frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word fred occurs in english on average 0.2 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.

fred is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… is that that chicken is Fred and Mary …”

meanings of fred


  1. A short version of Frederick, Alfred, or Wilfred, also used as a formal male given name.
  2. The Lockheed C-5 Galaxy, a military transport aircraft widely used by USAF aircrews.


  1. A novice cyclist.

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