how to pronounce lapel


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the above transcription of lapel 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.

lapel is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… suspiciously talking into the lapel he …”

meanings of lapel


  1. Each of the two triangular pieces of cloth on the front of a jacket or coat that are folded back below the throat, leaving a triangular opening between.

lapel frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word lapel occurs in english on average 1 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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