how to pronounce swell


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the above transcription of swell 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.

swell is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… too dry it'll swell so that's it's kind …”

meaning of swell

Swell means to be very good or impressive.

swell frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word swell occurs in english on average 4.2 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 swell 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 swell can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to swell


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