how to pronounce manacle


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the above transcription of manacle 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.

manacle is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of manacle


  1. A fetter, a restriction.
  2. A shackle for the wrist, usually consisting of a pair of joined rings; a handcuff; a similar device put around an ankle to restrict free movement.


  1. To confine with manacles.

manacle frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word manacle occurs in english on average 0.1 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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