How to Pronounce Entrepreneur

How to Pronounce Entrepreneur

It is quite a difficult word to pronounce. But don’t worry; we are here to help you through. After reading this article you will learn how to pronounce entrepreneur.

Let us understand, who is an entrepreneur for better understand. If we know what a word means, it becomes easier to pronounce and understand it.

pronounce entrepreneur
pronounce entrepreneur

An entrepreneur is a person who creates a new business, bearing most of the risks and enjoying most of the rewards. The entrepreneur is commonly seen as an innovator, a source of new ideas, goods, services, and business/or procedures.

In most simple words, an entrepreneur is a business-owner or a businessman. It does not necessarily mean he/she should be the sole- owner of the business, but a person whom the business is associated to.

Words related to entrepreneur are

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Enterprise

Entrepreneurship means the act of being an entrepreneur, and doing what an Entrepreneur does is Entrepreneurship.

Enterprise is business; the place where an Entrepreneur works or invests is an enterprise.

Entrepreneurs commonly face many obstacles when building their companies. The three that many of them cite as the most challenging are as follows:

  • Overcoming bureaucracy
  • Hiring talent
  • Obtaining financing
List of commonly know entrepreneurs


This list should also include your local kirana walas, vegetable vendors, small business owners as well.


How to pronounce

Try saying this words after a pause where there is a full stop. Pronounce the word on how they are written

En. tre. pre. Neu. r

On. truh. pruh. Noo. Er


  1. pronounced more like the preposition “on”

tre. – pronounced with a dull vowel, what we might call a schwa sound. uh

pre. –  pronounced like preh,  not pray nor prey. It is “prah”

neu. – pronounced just like the word “new”

  1. – pronounced like you made an error and noticed it in mid speech “Errr”

It is a multi syllable word so typical English rules go out the window when looking for where to accent the stress of the syllables.

It’s a French loan word that has been used frequently


Same tactic can be used while pronouncing the word, “Entrepreneurship”


Just at the end add the word

ship. –  Pronounced like the word ship, a boat on the water.

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