how to pronounce present


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the above transcription of present 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.

present is pronounced in two syllables

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video examples of present pronunciation

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

“… like you're ready to present that before …”

meaning of present

Present means to give something to someone.

present frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word present occurs in english on average 130.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with present


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