how to pronounce college


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the above transcription of college 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.

college is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… girl she went to college she went to get …”

meaning of college

College is a school that provides education for an undergraduate (bachelor's) degree.

college frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word college occurs in english on average 124.7 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 college 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 college can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with college


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