how to pronounce coffee


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the above transcription of coffee 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.

coffee is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… CPA is out having coffee with one of his …”

meaning of coffee

Coffee is a beverage made from roasted coffee beans, hot water, and sometimes milk or sugar.

coffee frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word coffee occurs in english on average 110.8 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 coffee 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 coffee can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

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