how to pronounce harpoon


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the above transcription of harpoon 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.

harpoon is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… than you could shake a harpoon at …”

meaning of harpoon

Harpoon is a type of spear used for hunting whales.

harpoon frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word harpoon 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.

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