how to pronounce cline


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the above transcription of cline 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.

cline is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… dear colleague and berkman cline scholar …”

meanings of cline


  1. A generalized circle.
  2. A gradation in a character or phenotype within a species or other group.
  3. Any graduated continuum.


  1. A surname​.

cline frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word cline occurs in english on average 3.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to cline


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