how to pronounce scam


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the above transcription of scam 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.

scam is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… charity is all too often a scam designed …”

meaning of scam

Scam is a word that means to deceive someone by tricking them into giving you something that is not rightfully yours.

scam frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

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

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to scam


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