how to pronounce imam


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the above transcription of imam 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.

imam is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… creator David Cromer and it Imam was …”

meanings of imam


  1. One who leads the salat prayers in a mosque.
  2. A Shi'ite Muslim leader.

imam frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word imam occurs in english on average 1.9 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 imam 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 imam can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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