how to pronounce sternness


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the above transcription of sternness 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.

sternness is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of sternness


  1. The state or quality of being stern.
  2. The result or product of being stern.

sternness frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word sternness occurs in english on average 0 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.

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