how to pronounce absent


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the above transcription of absent 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.

absent is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of absent in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… how would where are the absent the court …”

meaning of absent

Absent means not present.

absent frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word absent occurs in english on average 9.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics absent can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that absent can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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