how to pronounce city


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the above transcription of city 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.

city is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… dieser größe gilt als city killer 1 …”

meanings of city


  1. City center, downtown, central business district.

city frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word city occurs in german on average 27.7 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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