how to pronounce rookie


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the above transcription of rookie 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.

rookie is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… questions right any rookie Googlers here …”

meaning of rookie

Rookie means a new player or a new member of a team.

rookie frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word rookie occurs in english on average 4.9 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 rookie 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 rookie can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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words that rhyme with rookie


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