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task is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… was an impossible task demographics and …”

meanings of task


  1. Alternative form of taisch.
  2. A piece of work done as part of one's duties.
  3. A difficult or tedious undertaking.
  4. Any piece of work done.
  5. An objective.
  6. A process or execution of a program.


  1. To charge, as with a fault.
  2. To assign a task to, or impose a task on.
  3. To oppress with severe or excessive burdens; to tax.

task frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word task occurs in english on average 48 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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