how to pronounce keynote


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the above transcription of keynote 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.

keynote is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… nice so like a keynote at all see you …”

meanings of keynote


  1. The main theme of a speech, a written work, or a conference.
  2. A speech that sets the main theme of a conference or other gathering; a keynote speech or keynote address.
  3. The note on which a musical key is based; the tonic.


  1. To deliver a speech that sets the main theme of a conference or other gathering.

keynote frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word keynote occurs in english on average 1.7 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 keynote 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 keynote can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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