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the above transcription of mile 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.
the word mile occurs in english on average 60.1 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.
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An example use of mile in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… anybody within half a mile of this event …”
A mile is a unit of length equal to 5,280 feet.