how to pronounce childhood


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the above transcription of childhood 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.

childhood is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… spent most of his childhood as an adult …”

meaning of childhood

Childhood is the period of life from birth to adolescence.

childhood frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word childhood occurs in english on average 45.8 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 childhood 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 childhood can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to childhood


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