how to pronounce shropshire


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the above transcription of shropshire 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.

shropshire is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… in dufferin and shropshire for their 15 …”

meanings of shropshire


  1. Shropshire Council, a local government unitary authority which replaced the county council in 2009 in all of Shropshire except Telford and Wrekin.
  2. An inland county of England bordered by the English counties of Cheshire, Staffordshire, Worcestershire, Herefordshire and the Welsh county of Powys and county borough of Wrexham.


  1. One of an English breed of black-faced hornless sheep similar to the Southdown, but larger.

shropshire frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word shropshire occurs in english on average 6 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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