how to pronounce fret


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the above transcription of fret 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.

fret is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… now don't fret your local Mexican joint …”

meaning of fret

Fret means to be worried or anxious about something.

fret frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word fret 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 fret 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 fret can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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