how to pronounce shine


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the above transcription of shine 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.

shine is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… people are trying to shine a light on as …”

meaning of shine

Shine means to make something look brighter or more attractive.

shine frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word shine occurs in english on average 21.8 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 shine 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 shine can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to shine


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