how to pronounce lake


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the above transcription of lake 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.

lake is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… the other end of this lake and it's home …”

meaning of lake

A lake is a large body of water surrounded by land.

lake frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word lake occurs in english on average 45.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) leisure and entertainment;

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