how to pronounce beginner


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the above transcription of beginner 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.

beginner is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… you are no longer a beginner you are a …”

meanings of beginner


  1. Someone who sets something in motion.
  2. Someone who is just starting at something, or has only recently started.

beginner frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word beginner occurs in english on average 5 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 beginner 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 beginner can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) leisure and entertainment;

4) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to beginner


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