how to pronounce garlic


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the above transcription of garlic 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.

garlic frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word garlic occurs in english on average 2.1 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.

garlic is pronounced in two syllables

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video examples of garlic pronunciation

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

“… with olive oil and garlic I can't take …”

meaning of garlic

Garlic is a type of plant.

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