how to pronounce gunfire


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the above transcription of gunfire 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.

gunfire is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… windows all night long the gunfire from …”

meanings of gunfire


  1. The use of gunpowder-type weapons, mainly cannon, as opposed to swords or bayonets.
  2. Tea, a cup of tea, especially one served early in the morning before first parade.
  3. The time of firing of the morning gun or the evening gun.
  4. Shots from a gun or guns, typically creating loud report.

gunfire frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word gunfire occurs in english on average 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.

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