how to pronounce swim


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the above transcription of swim 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.

swim is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… or go for a swim or start running by …”

meaning of swim

Swimming is the act of moving through water using the arms and legs.

swim frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word swim occurs in english on average 17.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics swim 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 swim can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

3) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to swim


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