how to pronounce pain


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the above transcription of pain 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.

pain is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… be giving him a lot of pain in the near …”

meaning of pain

Pain is a feeling of discomfort or distress caused by an unpleasant stimulus.

pain frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word pain occurs in english on average 126.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to pain


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