how to pronounce accident


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the above transcription of accident 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.

accident is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… isn't happening by accident it's a …”

meaning of accident

Accident means a sudden event that causes harm or damage.

accident frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word accident occurs in english on average 31 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics accident 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 accident can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

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