how to pronounce lack


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the above transcription of lack 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.

lack is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… painfully aware of our lack of ceiling …”

meaning of lack

Lack means a lack of something.

lack frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word lack occurs in english on average 97.6 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 lack 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 lack can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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