how to pronounce minaret


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the above transcription of minaret 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.

minaret is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… 500 year old minaret marks the mosque of …”

meanings of minaret


  1. The tall slender tower of an Islamic mosque, from which the muezzin recites the adhan (call to prayer).

minaret frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word minaret occurs in english on average 0.3 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.

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