how to pronounce pentagon


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the above transcription of pentagon 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.

pentagon is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… egk sehr starke jugend pentagon dann …”

meanings of pentagon


  1. The headquarters of the United States of America's Department of Defense.


  1. Pentagon (a polygon with five sides and five angles).

pentagon frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word pentagon occurs in german on average 2.9 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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