how to pronounce absurd


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the above transcription of absurd 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.

absurd is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… but it was utterly absurd and in fact a …”

meaning of absurd

Absurd means impossible to believe or accept.

absurd frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word absurd occurs in english on average 9.8 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 absurd 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 absurd can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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