how to pronounce rainbow


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the above transcription of rainbow 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.

rainbow is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… about the rainbow channel in Toronto so …”

meaning of rainbow

Rainbow is a type of natural optical phenomenon that is caused by the refraction of light in water droplets in the sky.

rainbow frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word rainbow occurs in english on average 15.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to rainbow


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