how to pronounce firstborn


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the above transcription of firstborn 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.

firstborn is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… community that was our firstborn and in …”

meaning of firstborn

The firstborn is the first child of a family.

firstborn frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word firstborn occurs in english on average 1.9 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 firstborn 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 firstborn can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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