how to pronounce dock


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the above transcription of dock 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.

dock is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… it has to dock somewhere at which point …”

meaning of dock

Dock is a platform for loading and unloading ships.

dock frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word dock occurs in english on average 6.8 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 dock 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 dock can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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