how to pronounce mate


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the above transcription of mate 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.

mate is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… voice breaking news mate goes after …”

meaning of mate

Mate is a word that means friend.

mate frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word mate occurs in english on average 16.2 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 mate 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 mate can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to mate


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