how to pronounce doctor


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the above transcription of doctor 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.

doctor is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… you know it's a the doctor says to me by …”

meaning of doctor

Doctor is a person who is a medical practitioner.

doctor frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word doctor occurs in english on average 108.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) education, science, and technology;

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