how to pronounce root


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the above transcription of root 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.

root is pronounced in one syllable

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video examples of root pronunciation

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

“… don't really get to the root of your …”

meaning of root

Root means the part of a plant that is below the surface of the ground.

root frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word root occurs in english on average 25.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to root


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