how to pronounce twenty


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the above transcription of twenty 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.

twenty is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… but we're still under twenty coral over …”

meanings of twenty


  1. An old English division of infantry.
  2. 10-20 (location).
  3. A banknote with a denomination of 20.


  1. The cardinal number 20, occurring after nineteen and before twenty-one.

twenty frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word twenty occurs in english on average 156.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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