how to pronounce actor


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the above transcription of actor 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.

actor is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… to just taking that actor offline …”

meaning of actor

Actor is a person who performs in a play, movie, or television show.

actor frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word actor occurs in english on average 27.3 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 actor 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 actor can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) leisure and entertainment;

3) people, society, and culture;

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