how to pronounce headache


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the above transcription of headache 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.

headache is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… pain headache which goes on and on that …”

meanings of headache


  1. A pain or ache in the head.
  2. A nuisance or unpleasant problem.

headache frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word headache occurs in english on average 7.9 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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