how to pronounce prisoner


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the above transcription of prisoner 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.

prisoner is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… new life as a prisoner in his own home …”

meaning of prisoner

A prisoner is someone who is held in a place of detention or confinement.

prisoner frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word prisoner occurs in english on average 16.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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