how to pronounce start


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the above transcription of start 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.

start is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… um and those should start in a couple of …”

meaning of start

Start means to begin or to begin a process.

start frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word start occurs in english on average 394.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to start


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