how to pronounce shaft


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the above transcription of shaft 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.

shaft is pronounced in one syllable

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video examples of shaft pronunciation

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

“… got a job in a clothes shaft you know I …”

meaning of shaft

A shaft is a long, narrow tunnel that is dug into the ground.

shaft frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word shaft occurs in english on average 3.5 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 shaft 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 shaft can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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