how to pronounce nurse


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the above transcription of nurse 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.

nurse is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… and then this one nurse reached out to …”

meaning of nurse

A nurse is a person who is trained to provide health care.

nurse frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word nurse occurs in english on average 31 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 nurse 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 nurse can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to nurse


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