how to pronounce avoid


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avoid is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… body to try to avoid sugary drinks and I …”

meaning of avoid

Avoid means to try to avoid or to try to prevent something bad from happening.

avoid frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word avoid occurs in english on average 68.8 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 avoid 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 avoid can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to avoid


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