how to pronounce leech


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the above transcription of leech 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.

leech is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… antibiotic leech from minuite in the de …”

meaning of leech

A leech is a type of worm that lives in water and sucks blood from animals and humans.

leech frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word leech occurs in english on average 0.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to leech


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