how to pronounce darkness


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the above transcription of darkness 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.

darkness is pronounced in two syllables

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video examples of darkness pronunciation

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

“… finding light in the darkness is a very …”

meaning of darkness

Darkness is the absence of light.

darkness frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word darkness occurs in english on average 36.4 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 darkness 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 darkness can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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