how to pronounce cry


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the above transcription of cry 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.

cry is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… that cry that take losses sometimes …”

meaning of cry

Cry means to shed tears.

cry frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word cry occurs in english on average 52.8 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 cry 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 cry can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to cry


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