how to pronounce skim


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the above transcription of skim 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.

skim is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… that's how you get skim milk there you …”

meaning of skim

Skim means to move quickly over the surface of something.

skim frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word skim occurs in english on average 3.7 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 skim 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 skim can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to skim


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