how to pronounce marathon


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the above transcription of marathon 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.

marathon is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… running the marathon that their …”

meaning of marathon

A marathon is a long-distance running event.

marathon frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word marathon occurs in english on average 9.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics marathon 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 marathon can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) transport and travel;

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