how to pronounce ten

/tɛn/

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The above transcription of ten 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.

ten is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… to round it up to ten points but to be …”

meanings of ten

noun:

  1. A set or group with ten elements.
  2. A denomination of currency, such as a banknote, with a value of ten units. See also tenner.
  3. A perfect specimen, (particularly) a physically attractive person.
  4. A card in a given suit with a value of ten.
  5. The act of rowing ten strokes flat out.
  6. A high level of intensity.

numeral:

  1. The number occurring after nine and before eleven, represented in Arabic numerals (base ten) as 10 and in Roman numerals as X.

name:

  1. Abbreviation of Tennessee.

words with pronunciation similar to ten

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