how to pronounce basis


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basis is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… on the long-term basis uh again we were …”

meaning of basis

Basis means the foundation or starting point of something.

basis frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word basis occurs in english on average 57.4 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 basis 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 basis can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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