how to pronounce bank


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the above transcription of bank 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.

bank is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… that we should hear it on bank i was not …”

meaning of bank

A bank is a financial institution that accepts deposits from the public and lends money to borrowers.

bank frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word bank occurs in english on average 67 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 bank 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 bank can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to bank


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