how to pronounce loan


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the above transcription of loan 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.

loan is pronounced in one syllable

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video examples of loan pronunciation

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

“… everyone home at in the car loan shade …”

meaning of loan

Loan is a verb meaning to give or take something temporarily.

loan frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word loan occurs in english on average 17.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to loan


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