how to pronounce colleague


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the above transcription of colleague 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.

colleague is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… ask for things otherwise I had a colleague who came to …”

meaning of colleague

A colleague is a person who is a colleague.

colleague frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word colleague occurs in english on average 10.7 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 colleague 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 colleague can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) education, science, and technology;

words with pronunciation similar to colleague


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