how to pronounce bait


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the above transcription of bait 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.

bait is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… the yellow one so by bait you're saying …”

meaning of bait

Bait is something that is used to catch fish.

bait frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word bait occurs in english on average 4.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) food and health;

2) people, society, and culture;

3) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to bait


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