how to pronounce grain


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the above transcription of grain 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.

grain is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… know take it with a grain of salt try to …”

meaning of grain

Grain is a type of cereal that is made from the starchy endosperm of a cereal plant.

grain frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word grain occurs in english on average 18.1 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 grain 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 grain can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to grain


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