how to pronounce triathlon


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the above transcription of triathlon 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.

triathlon is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… very I do triathlon in my spare time and …”

meanings of triathlon


  1. Generally, a sports event in which contestant compete in a combination of three sports.
  2. A former Olympic athletics event in which contestants compete in long jump, shot put, and 100-yard dash.
  3. An athletics event in which contestants compete in swimming, cycling and running in turn.

triathlon frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word triathlon occurs in english on average 0.6 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.

topics triathlon can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that triathlon can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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