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Pronunciation of Spread-Eagled: Learn how to pronounce Spread-Eagled in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word spreadeagle:

verb
[with object]
stretch (someone) out with their arms and legs extended:
he lay spreadeagled in the road
[no object] Skating perform a spread eagle.
informal utterly defeat (an opponent in a sporting contest):
he threatened to spread-eagle the field with eight birdies in his first twelve holes
noun
(spread eagle) an emblematic representation of an eagle with its legs and wings extended, used especially as an emblem of the United States.
Skating a straight glide made with the feet in a line, with the heels touching, and the arms stretched out to either side.
adjective
US
1stretched out with one’s arms and legs extended:
prisoners are chained to their beds, spreadeagle, for days at a time
2 dated loudly or aggressively patriotic about the United States:
spreadeagle oratory