how to pronounce milieu


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the above transcription of milieu 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.

milieu is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… fähigkeiten in dieses milieu wirksam …”

meanings of milieu


  1. Underworld; demimonde, world of prostitution.
  2. Atmosphere, ambiance.
  3. Social background, environment.

milieu frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word milieu occurs in german on average 4.6 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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