how to pronounce clerk


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the above transcription of clerk 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.

clerk is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… you were a law clerk yourself you know …”

meaning of clerk

A clerk is a person who works in a store or a shop.

clerk frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word clerk occurs in english on average 6.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to clerk


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