how to pronounce napkin


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the above transcription of napkin 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.

napkin is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… on a bar napkin one day this …”

meaning of napkin

A napkin is a cloth used to clean the mouth and hands.

napkin frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word napkin occurs in english on average 2.7 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 napkin 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 napkin can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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