how to pronounce fewer


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the above transcription of fewer 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.

fewer is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… there will likely be fewer languages or …”

meanings of fewer


  1. Comparative degree of few; a smaller number. Fewer women wear hats these days.

fewer frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word fewer occurs in english on average 18.6 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 fewer 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 fewer can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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