how to pronounce prime


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the above transcription of prime 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.

prime is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… every single morning is prime time I …”

meaning of prime

Prime means the first in order.

prime frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word prime occurs in english on average 37.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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