how to pronounce purchase


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the above transcription of purchase 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.

purchase is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… better at the time of purchase the iLab …”

meaning of purchase

Purchase means to acquire by paying for.

purchase frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word purchase occurs in english on average 59.7 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 purchase 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 purchase can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with purchase


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