how to pronounce floss


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the above transcription of floss 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.

floss is pronounced in one syllable

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

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meaning of floss

A floss is a dental thread used to clean teeth.

floss frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word floss occurs in english on average 3.3 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 floss 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 floss can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) food and health;

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