how to pronounce classic


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the above transcription of classic 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.

classic is pronounced in two syllables

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video examples of classic pronunciation

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

“… is a classic entrepreneurs story we're …”

meaning of classic

Classic means old-fashioned, traditional, or of the highest quality.

classic frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word classic occurs in english on average 66 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 classic 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 classic can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) leisure and entertainment;

words that rhyme with classic


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