how to pronounce real


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the above transcription of real 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.

real is pronounced in one syllable

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video examples of real pronunciation

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

“… uh in in a very real way with people who …”

meaning of real

Real means genuine, not fake.

real frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word real occurs in english on average 358.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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