how to pronounce bounce


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the above transcription of bounce 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.

bounce is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… into the cups you can bounce them in you …”

meaning of bounce

Bounce means to move up and down repeatedly.

bounce frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word bounce occurs in english on average 6.7 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 bounce 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 bounce can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

3) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to bounce


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