how to pronounce pillow


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the above transcription of pillow 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.

pillow is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… my pillow had been provided by the BBC …”

meaning of pillow

A pillow is a soft, stuffed cushion or a piece of cloth used for supporting the head during sleep or resting.

pillow frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word pillow occurs in english on average 7.2 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.

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