how to pronounce peril


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the above transcription of peril 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.

peril is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… u-boat peril the u-boat torpedoes were …”

meaning of peril

Peril means a situation that is likely to cause harm or injury.

peril frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word peril 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 peril 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 peril can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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words that rhyme with peril


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