how to pronounce free


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the above transcription of free 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.

free is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… and the link says free gift from dave it …”

meaning of free

Free means not having to pay for something.

free frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word free occurs in english on average 322.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics free 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 free can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

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