how to pronounce curve


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the above transcription of curve 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.

curve is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… sweeping eyebrow or the concave curve of …”

meaning of curve

A curve is a bend in a line or surface that is not a straight line.

curve frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word curve occurs in english on average 10.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

words with pronunciation similar to curve


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