how to pronounce hear


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the above transcription of hear 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.

hear is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… it's time for to hear well it kind of …”

meaning of hear

To hear means to perceive with the ears.

hear frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word hear occurs in english on average 211 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to hear


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