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rand is pronounced in one syllable
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video examples of rand pronunciation
An example use of rand in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
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meanings of rand
Alternative letter-case form of rand (the currency of south Africa).
The border of an area of land, especially marshland.
A strip of leather used to fit the heels of a shoe.
A border, edge or rim.
A single rod woven in and out of the stakes.
The currency of South Africa, divided into 100 cents.
A strip of meat; a long fleshy piece of beef, cut from the flank or leg; a sort of steak.
A rocky slope, especially the area over a river valley; specifically, the Rand.
Initialism of Research and Development: a nonprofit global policy think tank.
The Witwatersrand, a gold-mining geographic area also known as the Reef in the province of Gauteng, South Africa, of which the principal city is Johannesburg.
To rant; to storm.
Initialism of reasonable and nondiscriminatory: a standard used with respect to licensing.
rand frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR
the word rand occurs in english on average 6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
topics rand 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 rand can be often used in the following areas: