how to pronounce dev


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the above transcription of dev 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.

dev is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… prerequisite for a real dev career the …”

meanings of dev


  1. A monster, dragon, serpent, or giant.
  2. Immortal spirits who inhabit old ruins.
  3. Developer.
  4. Device.
  5. Development.


  1. Abbreviation of Éamon de Valera, former president of Ireland.
  2. A male given name from Hindi from India.
  3. The Devonshire Arms, an alternative pub in Camden, London.

dev frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word dev occurs in english on average 1.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

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