how to pronounce flex


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flex is pronounced in one syllable

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

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meanings of flex


  1. Any flexible insulated electrical wiring.
  2. The act of flaunting something; something one considers impressive.
  3. The or an act of flexing.
  4. A point of inflection.
  5. Flexibility, pliancy.


  1. To flaunt one's superiority.
  2. To tighten the muscles for display of size or strength.
  3. To bend something.
  4. To repeatedly bend one of one's joints.
  5. To move part of the body using one's muscles.

flex frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word flex occurs in english on average 2.6 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 flex 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 flex can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to flex


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