how to pronounce straighten


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the above transcription of straighten 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.

straighten is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… straight and that's it straighten back I …”

meaning of straighten

Straighten means to make straight or to make something straight.

straighten frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word straighten occurs in english on average 3.2 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 straighten 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 straighten can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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