how to pronounce common


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common is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… what marriage had in common was that it …”

meaning of common

Common means ordinary, usual, or widespread.

common frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word common occurs in english on average 114.1 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.

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