how to pronounce build


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build is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… tried to build like homemade planes and …”

meaning of build

Build means to construct or erect something.

build frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word build occurs in english on average 82 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) education, science, and technology;

words with pronunciation similar to build


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