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Pronunciation of Belt: Learn how to pronounce Belt in English correctly

Learn how to say Belt correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word belt:

1a strip of leather or other material worn, typically round the waist, to support or hold in clothes or to carry weapons:
he tightened his leather belt an extra notch
a sword belt
[as modifier]:
a belt buckle
short for seat belt.
a belt worn as a sign of rank or achievement:
he was awarded the victor’s belt
a belt of a specified colour, marking the attainment of a particular level in judo, karate, or similar sports:
[as modifier]:
brown-belt level
a person who is qualified to wear a belt of a specified colour in judo, karate, etc.:
Shaun became a brown belt in judo
(the belt) the punishment of being struck with a belt:
be quiet, or it’s the belt
2a strip of material used in various technical applications, in particular:
a continuous band of material used in machinery for transferring motion from one wheel to another:
a great wheel driven by a leather belt
a conveyor belt.
a flexible strip carrying machine-gun cartridges.
3a strip or encircling area that is different in nature or composition from its surroundings:
the asteroid belt
a belt of trees
4 informal a heavy blow:
she administered a good belt with her stick
1 [with object and adverbial] fasten with a belt:
she belted her raincoat firmly
[no object, with adverbial] be fastened with a belt:
the jacket belts at the waist
[with object] secure or attach with a belt:
he was securely belted into the passenger seat
2 [with object] beat or strike (someone), especially with a belt as a punishment:
I was belted and sent to my room
hit (something) hard:
he belted the ball downfield
3 [no object, with adverbial of direction] informal rush or dash in a specified direction:
he belted out of the side door
(of rain) fall hard:
the rain belted down on the tin roof