how to pronounce reduce


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reduce is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… it simply has to reduce the river to a …”

meaning of reduce

Reduce means to make smaller or less in size or amount.

reduce frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word reduce occurs in english on average 38.1 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 reduce 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 reduce can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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