how to pronounce headset


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the above transcription of headset 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.

headset is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… lapel mic or a headset mic use your …”

meanings of headset


  1. On a bicycle, the system of bearings that connects the fork to the frame.
  2. A pair of headphones or earphones, or a singular headphone or earphone, typically with an attached microphone.
  3. Any electronic device worn on the head.

headset frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word headset occurs in english on average 0.6 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.

topics headset can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that headset can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to headset


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