how to pronounce keen


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the above transcription of keen 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.

keen is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… therefore keen to take advantage of the …”

meaning of keen

Keen means having a keen interest in something.

keen frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word keen occurs in english on average 18.8 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 keen 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 keen can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to keen


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