how to pronounce previous


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the above transcription of previous 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.

previous is pronounced in three syllables

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video examples of previous pronunciation

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

“… thank you for watching previous video is …”

meaning of previous

Previous means coming before something else.

previous frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word previous occurs in english on average 90.8 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 previous 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 previous can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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