how to pronounce knife


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the above transcription of knife 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.

knife is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… and cuts it it's got a knife and a knife …”

meaning of knife

Knife is a tool with a sharp blade used for cutting or stabbing.

knife frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word knife occurs in english on average 23.7 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.

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