how to pronounce horrible


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the above transcription of horrible 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.

horrible is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… they ran into horrible financial trouble …”

meaning of horrible

Horrible means causing great fear or dread.

horrible frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word horrible occurs in english on average 38.5 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 horrible 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 horrible can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with horrible


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