how to pronounce minster


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the above transcription of minster 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.

minster is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… wood from Wimborne Minster Dorset was …”

meanings of minster


  1. A cathedral church without any monastic connection.
  2. A monastic church.


  1. A large village in Minster-on-Sea parish, on the Isle of Sheppey, Swale borough, Kent, England (OS grid ref TQ9573).
  2. A village and civil parish in Thanet district, Kent, England (OS grid ref TR3164).

minster frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word minster occurs in english on average 2.5 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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