how to pronounce except


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the above transcription of except 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.

except is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… make your voice heard except those in …”

meaning of except

Except means except for.

except frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word except occurs in english on average 109.3 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 except 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 except can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to except


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