how to pronounce soft


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the above transcription of soft 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.

soft is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… gloss over this the soft power piece of …”

meaning of soft

Soft means not hard or tough.

soft frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word soft occurs in english on average 80 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to soft


words that rhyme with soft


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