how to pronounce insects


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the above transcription of insects 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.

insects is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… feeling just bugged by the insects not …”

meanings of insects


  1. Plural of insect.

insects frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word insects occurs in english on average 5.7 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 insects 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 insects can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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