how to pronounce preferable


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the above transcription of preferable 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.

preferable is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… possible it's preferable people are …”

meanings of preferable


  1. Better than some other option; preferred.

preferable frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word preferable occurs in english on average 2.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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