how to pronounce match


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the above transcription of match 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.

match is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… speed we likely couldn't match so the …”

meaning of match

Match means a game of chess, a contest between two people or teams, or a contest between two things.

match frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word match occurs in english on average 63.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to match


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