how to pronounce bus


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the above transcription of bus 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.

bus is pronounced in one syllable

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example pitch curve for pronunciation of bus


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video examples of bus pronunciation

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

“… bruh i'm taking the bus i will see i'll …”

meaning of bus

A bus is a vehicle that carries passengers.

bus frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word bus occurs in english on average 60.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to bus


words that rhyme with bus


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