how to pronounce avenue


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the above transcription of avenue 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.

avenue is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… up here over historic dexter avenue got …”

meaning of avenue

Avenue is a street or road that is wide enough for cars to drive on.

avenue frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word avenue occurs in english on average 23.2 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 avenue 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 avenue can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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