how to pronounce liken


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the above transcription of liken 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.

liken is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… a lot of times i liken it to when we're …”

meanings of liken


  1. To compare; to state that (something) is like (something else).

liken frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word liken occurs in english on average 1 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 liken 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 liken can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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