how to pronounce helicopter


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the above transcription of helicopter 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.

helicopter is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… dangling from a helicopter but before …”

meaning of helicopter

A helicopter is a type of rotorcraft in which lift and thrust are produced by one or more rotors.

helicopter frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word helicopter occurs in english on average 11.1 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.

topics helicopter 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 helicopter can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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