how to pronounce makulatur


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the above transcription of makulatur 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.

makulatur is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… anstellen zu makulatur werden lassen …”

meanings of makulatur


  1. Something worthless or meaningless.
  2. Spoilage.
  3. Wastepaper.

makulatur frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word makulatur occurs in german on average 0.8 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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