how to pronounce butter


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the above transcription of butter 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.

butter is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… was like chocolate peanut butter he …”

meaning of butter

A butter is a dairy product made from churning cream or milk.

butter frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word butter occurs in english on average 100.5 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 butter 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 butter can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

2) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to butter


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