how to pronounce golf


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the above transcription of golf 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.

golf is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… fly ball the earliest golf balls were …”

meaning of golf

Golf is a sport in which players hit a ball with a club from the teeing ground into a series of holes on a course.

golf frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word golf occurs in english on average 16.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to golf


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