how to pronounce assume


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assume is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… wastewater we just assume that the water …”

meaning of assume

Assume means to take for granted or to believe without proof.

assume frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word assume occurs in english on average 36 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 assume 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 assume can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to assume


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