how to pronounce theater


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the above transcription of theater 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.

theater is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… ich habe dem theater in berlin …”

meanings of theater


  1. Theater (drama or performance as a profession or artform).
  2. Theatrical company, troupe, theater company (company (group or organization) of, often touring, actors, singers or dancers).
  3. To-do, fuss, hassle (excessive activity, worry, bother, talk, or conflict).
  4. Theater (place or building, consisting of a stage and seating).
  5. Audience (large gathering of people listening to or watching a performance in a theater).

theater frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word theater occurs in german on average 24 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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