how to pronounce flat


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the above transcription of flat 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.

flat is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… a lens with one flat side and one curved …”

meaning of flat

Flat means having a level surface.

flat frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word flat occurs in english on average 51.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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