how to pronounce stead


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the above transcription of stead 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.

stead is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… students are in good stead having you in …”

meaning of stead

Stead means to hold or support with one's feet.

stead frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word stead occurs in english on average 1.7 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 stead 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 stead can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to stead


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