how to pronounce river


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the above transcription of river 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.

river is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… we went across the river and i was at …”

meaning of river

A river is a natural stream of water flowing over the ground or through the ground.

river frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word river occurs in english on average 74.9 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.

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