how to pronounce alert


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the above transcription of alert 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.

alert is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… hope that the country is alert to the …”

meaning of alert

Alert means to be aware of something that is happening or about to happen.

alert frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word alert occurs in english on average 13.9 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 alert 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 alert can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to alert


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