how to pronounce vorwand


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the above transcription of vorwand 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.

vorwand is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… so dass unter dem vorwand der …”

meanings of vorwand


  1. Excuse.
  2. Pretext.

vorwand frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word vorwand occurs in german on average 5.4 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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