how to pronounce dezibel


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the above transcription of dezibel 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.

dezibel is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… durch wir mit 80 dezibel musik dann …”

meanings of dezibel


  1. Decibel (a common measure of sound intensity).

dezibel frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word dezibel occurs in german on average 0.7 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.

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