how to pronounce asleep


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the above transcription of asleep 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.

asleep is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… even when you're asleep removing excess …”

meaning of asleep

To sleep is to rest the body and the mind.

asleep frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word asleep occurs in english on average 32.3 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 asleep 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 asleep can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to asleep


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