how to pronounce suffer

/ˈsʌfɚ/

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The above transcription of suffer 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.

suffer is pronounced in two syllables

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sʌfɚ

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

“… that the economy will suffer more losses …”

meaning of suffer

Suffering means experiencing or enduring pain, distress, or hardship.

words that rhyme with suffer

rougherpufferstuffertougherbuffer

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