how to pronounce sunk


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the above transcription of sunk 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.

sunk is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… so sunk the moral status of Americans …”

meanings of sunk


  1. Past tense of sink.
  2. Past participle of sink.

sunk frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word sunk occurs in english on average 3.9 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 sunk 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 sunk can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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