how to pronounce kilo


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the above transcription of kilo 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.

kilo is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… right you're joking half a kilo of gold …”

meaning of kilo

A kilo is a unit of weight equal to 1000 grams.

kilo frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word kilo occurs in english on average 1.5 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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