how to pronounce handbook


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the above transcription of handbook 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.

handbook is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… um one of them being a handbook one of …”

meaning of handbook

A handbook is a book that contains information about a particular subject.

handbook frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word handbook occurs in english on average 3.4 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 handbook 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 handbook can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) education, science, and technology;

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