how to pronounce mantelpiece


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the above transcription of mantelpiece 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.

mantelpiece is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… the mantelpiece a mantelpiece is a …”

meanings of mantelpiece


  1. A shelf that is affixed to the wall above a fireplace.

mantelpiece frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word mantelpiece occurs in english on average 3 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 mantelpiece 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 mantelpiece can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to mantelpiece


words that rhyme with mantelpiece


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