how to pronounce beware


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the above transcription of beware 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.

beware is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… effect this subject but beware it is difficult for him to stand back …”

meanings of beware


  1. To use caution, pay attention to (used both with and without of).

beware frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word beware occurs in english on average 6.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to beware


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