how to pronounce grapefruit

/ˈɡɹɛɪp.fɹuːt/

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the above transcription of grapefruit 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.

grapefruit frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word grapefruit occurs in english on average 0.4 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.

grapefruit is pronounced in two syllables

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ɡɹɛɪpfɹt

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

“… donahue developed a grapefruit-sized …”

meanings of grapefruit

noun:

  1. The tree of the species Citrus paradisi, a hybrid of pomelo (Citrus maxima) and sweet orange.
  2. The large spherical tart fruit produced by this tree.

words with pronunciation similar to grapefruit

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