how to pronounce box


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the above transcription of box 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.

box is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… eine sechs quadratmeter box die werden …”

meanings of box


  1. Box (rectangular container); but not as widely used as in English, perhaps commonest for plastic boxes.
  2. Pit (area for refueling and repairing).
  3. Loudspeaker (box-like encasing containing one or more loudspeaker devices).
  4. A stall for a horse (compartment in a stable); not used for a horsebox, which is Pferdeanhänger.

box frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word box occurs in german on average 16.2 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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