how to pronounce because


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the above transcription of because 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.

because is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… need to know about because the future of …”

meanings of because


  1. On account (of), for sake (of).
  2. Used alone to refuse to provide a full answer a question begun with "why", usually taken as an anapodoton of the elided full phrase "Because I said so".
  3. For the reason (that).


  1. As is known, inferred, or determined from the fact that.
  2. By or for the cause that; on this account that; for the reason that.
  3. So that, in order that.


  1. On account of, because of.

because frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word because occurs in english on average 1519.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to because


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