how to pronounce council


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the above transcription of council 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.

council is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… um the national space council as you as …”

meaning of council

A council is a group of people who make decisions or give advice.

council frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word council occurs in english on average 57 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

words that rhyme with council


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