how to pronounce shank


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the above transcription of shank 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.

shank is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… uh crook shank kind of a little humorous …”

meaning of shank

Shank is a type of meat.

shank frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word shank occurs in english on average 0.7 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 shank 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 shank can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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