how to pronounce lick


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the above transcription of lick 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.

lick is pronounced in one syllable

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video examples of lick pronunciation

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

“… met in 1970 at the state lick Museum in …”

meaning of lick

Lick means to touch or taste something with the tongue.

lick frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word lick occurs in english on average 5.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) food and health;

words with pronunciation similar to lick


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