how to pronounce rifle


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the above transcription of rifle 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.

rifle is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… fired out of the rifle it has a certain …”

meaning of rifle

A rifle is a long gun that is fired by pulling a trigger.

rifle frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word rifle occurs in english on average 7.1 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 rifle 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 rifle can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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