how to pronounce paperwork


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the above transcription of paperwork 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.

paperwork is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… of paperwork a limited liability company …”

meanings of paperwork


  1. Written documents.
  2. Routine work involving written documents.
  3. Excessive paperwork, busy work, red tape.

paperwork frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word paperwork occurs in english on average 10.3 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 paperwork 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 paperwork can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to paperwork


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