how to pronounce machete


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the above transcription of machete 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.

machete is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… semi-automatic handgun a machete and a …”

meanings of machete


  1. To hack or chop crudely with a blade other than a machete.
  2. To cut or chop with a machete.


  1. A sword-like tool used for cutting large plants with a chopping motion, or as a weapon. The blade is usually 50 to 65 centimeters long, and up to three millimeters thick.

machete frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word machete occurs in english on average 0.5 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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