how to pronounce burn


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the above transcription of burn 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.

burn is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… and we burn it to a DVD and send it out …”

meaning of burn

Burn means to cause to be destroyed by fire.

burn frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word burn occurs in english on average 30.4 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 burn 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 burn can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to burn


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