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

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

Oxford dictionary definition of the word checkmate:

noun
(chess)
the winning position in which an opponent’s king is under attack and unable to escape
the move by which this position is achieved
utter defeat
verb (transitive)
(chess) to place (an opponent’s king) in checkmate
to thwart or render powerless
exclamation
(chess) a call made when placing an opponent’s king in checkmate
Word Origin
C14: from Old French eschec mat, from Arabic shāh māt, the king is dead; see check