how to pronounce specific


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the above transcription of specific 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.

specific is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… twenty seconds to be specific to show …”

meaning of specific

Specific means limited to a particular thing or person.

specific frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word specific occurs in english on average 71.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

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