how to pronounce live


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the above transcription of live 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.

live is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… afraid if we're to live up to our own …”

meaning of live

Live means to be alive.

live frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word live occurs in english on average 337.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to live


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