how to pronounce gleam


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the above transcription of gleam 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.

gleam is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… makes of a mere gleam a light and of a …”

meaning of gleam

Gleam means to shine with a bright, silvery light.

gleam frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word gleam occurs in english on average 1.3 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 gleam 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 gleam can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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