how to pronounce tenor


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the above transcription of tenor 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.

tenor is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… der allgemeine tenor in der branche …”

meanings of tenor


  1. Operative part of a court order.
  2. Tenor.
  3. Essence of argumentation, tenor (tone, as of a conversation).

tenor frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word tenor occurs in german on average 4.1 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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