how to pronounce motif


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the above transcription of motif 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.

motif is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… show start motif if you look closely …”

meaning of motif

Motif is a pattern or design that is repeated in a work of art.

motif frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word motif occurs in english on average 4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to motif


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