how to pronounce slug


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the above transcription of slug 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.

slug is pronounced in one syllable

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video examples of slug pronunciation

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

“… is slug no yes that's why i told you i …”

meaning of slug

Slugs are a type of invertebrate.

slug frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word slug occurs in english on average 1.6 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 slug 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 slug can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to slug


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