how to pronounce mute


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the above transcription of mute 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.

mute is pronounced in one syllable

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video examples of mute pronunciation

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

“… our expert says one thing mute yourself …”

meaning of mute

Mute means to stop the sound of something, to make it inaudible.

mute frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word mute occurs in english on average 2.9 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 mute 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 mute can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to mute


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