how to pronounce grateful


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the above transcription of grateful 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.

grateful is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… increase and we're so grateful if you …”

meanings of grateful


  1. Appreciative; thankful.
  2. Pleasing, welcome.

grateful frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word grateful occurs in english on average 50.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with grateful


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