how to pronounce action


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the above transcription of action 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.

action is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of action in a speech by a native speaker of standard german:

“… dass ein spieler bmf action einer eine …”

meanings of action


  1. A genre characterised by such activity.
  2. Action (fast-paced, often violent activity).

action frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word action occurs in german on average 14.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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