how to pronounce oneself


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the above transcription of oneself 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.

oneself is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… to understand in order to try to understand oneself because trying to work on oneself …”

meanings of oneself


  1. A person's self: general form of himself, herself or yourself.

oneself frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word oneself occurs in english on average 7.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to oneself


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