how to pronounce sniff


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the above transcription of sniff 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.

sniff is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… we know that there are sniff dogs that …”

meaning of sniff

Sniff means to inhale deeply and rapidly through the nose.

sniff frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word sniff occurs in english on average 5.1 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 sniff 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 sniff can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to sniff


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