how to pronounce fad


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the above transcription of fad 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.

fad is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… so I alerted my guy in a fad by ending a …”

meanings of fad


  1. Initialism of flavin adenine dinucleotide.
  2. A phenomenon that becomes popular for a very short time.

fad frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word fad occurs in english on average 2.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) leisure and entertainment;

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