how to pronounce import


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the above transcription of import 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.

import is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… increase in export and import duty at a …”

meaning of import

Import means to bring into a country or region.

import frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word import occurs in english on average 6.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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