how to pronounce ilk


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the above transcription of ilk 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.

ilk is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… that ilk to trying trying to make it …”

meanings of ilk


  1. Very; same.


  1. A type, race or category; a group of entities that have common characteristics such that they may be grouped together.

ilk frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word ilk occurs in english on average 1.8 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 ilk 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 ilk can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to ilk


words that rhyme with ilk


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