how to pronounce fire


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the above transcription of fire 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.

fire is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… what it was is a fire tsunami none of us …”

meaning of fire

Fire is a type of heat energy that is released by a chemical reaction of a fuel with an oxidizer.

fire frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word fire occurs in english on average 112.3 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 fire 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 fire can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to fire


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