how to pronounce rube


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the above transcription of rube 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.

rube is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… mechanism to this crazy Rube Goldberg …”

meaning of rube

Rube is a derogatory term for a person who is unsophisticated or naive.

rube frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word rube occurs in english on average 0.5 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 rube 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 rube can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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