how to pronounce minor


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the above transcription of minor 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.

minor is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… just maybe a a minor pullback everything …”

meaning of minor

Minor means less than 18 years old.

minor frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word minor occurs in english on average 29.5 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 minor 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 minor can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to minor


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