how to pronounce skunk


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the above transcription of skunk 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.

skunk is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… maybe I'm a skunk at the lawn lawn party …”

meaning of skunk

A skunk is a type of animal that has a strong, unpleasant odor.

skunk frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word skunk occurs in english on average 1.3 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 skunk 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 skunk can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to skunk


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