how to pronounce referendum


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the above transcription of referendum 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.

referendum is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… aber bei so einem referendum zählt jede …”

meanings of referendum


  1. Referendum (direct popular vote on a proposed law or other political decision).

referendum frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word referendum occurs in german on average 2.5 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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