how to pronounce short


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the above transcription of short 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.

short is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… gallery next door a short walk took us …”

meaning of short

Short means not long.

short frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word short occurs in english on average 220.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics short 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 short can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to short


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