how to pronounce contrast


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the above transcription of contrast 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.

contrast is pronounced in two syllables

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video examples of contrast pronunciation

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

“… sanctioned monogamy by contrast in the …”

meaning of contrast

Contrast means the difference between two things.

contrast frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word contrast occurs in english on average 27 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

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