how to pronounce professional


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the above transcription of professional 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.

professional is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… all of his life his professional life on …”

meaning of professional

Professional means someone who is paid to do a job.

professional frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word professional occurs in english on average 64.4 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.

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

1) business and work;

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