how to pronounce basset


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the above transcription of basset 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.

basset is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… the reason we have a basset hound and an …”

meanings of basset


  1. A basset hound.
  2. A card game resembling faro.
  3. The edge of a geological stratum at the surface of the ground; the outcrop.


  1. To incline upward so as to appear at the surface.

basset frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word basset occurs in english on average 0.4 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 basset 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 basset can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to basset


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