how to pronounce bleak


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the above transcription of bleak 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.

bleak is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… is this a bleak place with no access to …”

meaning of bleak

Blar is a type of coarse sand.

bleak frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word bleak occurs in english on average 5.3 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 bleak 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 bleak can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to bleak


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