how to pronounce needless


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the above transcription of needless 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.

needless is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… rifle this was needless to say not legal …”

meaning of needless

Needless means not needed or not wanted.

needless frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word needless occurs in english on average 20.8 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 needless 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 needless can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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