how to pronounce microwave


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the above transcription of microwave 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.

microwave is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… friend microwave - hamster and it died I …”

meaning of microwave

Microwave is a cooking appliance that uses radio waves to heat food.

microwave frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word microwave occurs in english on average 12.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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