how to pronounce tourniquet


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the above transcription of tourniquet 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.

tourniquet is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… other tourniquet in let them survive to …”

meaning of tourniquet

Tourniquet is a device used to stop the flow of blood from a wound.

tourniquet frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word tourniquet occurs in english on average 0.3 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.

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