how to pronounce error


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the above transcription of error 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.

error is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… was just a overflow error or a mass …”

meaning of error

Error means a mistake or an act that is wrong.

error frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word error occurs in english on average 17.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to error


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