how to pronounce recorder


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recorder is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… desktop phone and a physical recorder to …”

meanings of recorder


  1. A judge in a municipal court.
  2. A musical instrument of the woodwind family; a type of fipple flute, a simple internal duct flute.
  3. Agent noun of record; one who records.
  4. An apparatus for recording; a device which records.

recorder frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word recorder occurs in english on average 3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) people, society, and culture;

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