how to pronounce bitter


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the above transcription of bitter 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.

bitter is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… trousers and it was bitter cold on …”

meaning of bitter

Bitter means having a strong, unpleasant taste or smell.

bitter frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word bitter occurs in english on average 33.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) food and health;

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