how to pronounce index


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the above transcription of index 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.

index is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… so they put a huge index finger pointing …”

meaning of index

The index finger is the finger on the hand that points to the thumb.

index frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word index occurs in english on average 16.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) education, science, and technology;

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