how to pronounce appropriate


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the above transcription of appropriate 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.

appropriate is pronounced in four syllables

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video examples of appropriate pronunciation

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

“… do you believe it's appropriate for the …”

meaning of appropriate

Appropriate means suitable or proper.

appropriate frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word appropriate occurs in english on average 46.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to appropriate


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