how to pronounce symbol


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the above transcription of symbol 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.

symbol is pronounced in two syllables

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example pitch curve for pronunciation of symbol


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video examples of symbol pronunciation

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

“… ended as a branding symbol in the 1970s …”

meaning of symbol

A symbol is a sign or a token that represents some idea or object.

symbol frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word symbol occurs in english on average 15 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 symbol 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 symbol can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

words that rhyme with symbol


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