how to pronounce exam


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the above transcription of exam 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.

exam is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… eyeglasses I get an eye exam those of …”

meanings of exam


  1. Clipping of examination, especially when meaning test or in compound terms.


  1. Shortened form of examine.

exam frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word exam occurs in english on average 13.7 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 exam 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 exam can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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