how to pronounce plädoyer


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the above transcription of plädoyer 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.

plädoyer is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… also ein plädoyer fürs heim tragen …”

meanings of plädoyer


  1. Plea.
  2. Closing argument.

plädoyer frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word plädoyer occurs in german on average 1.7 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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