how to pronounce interest


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the above transcription of interest 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.

interest is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… but then kids lose interest but a kiwi …”

meaning of interest

Interest means to be interested in something.

interest frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word interest occurs in english on average 116 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

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