how to pronounce theme


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the above transcription of theme 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.

theme is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… correct so on this theme of mistakes and …”

meaning of theme

Theme is a central idea or subject that is explored in a literary, musical, or artistic work.

theme frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word theme occurs in english on average 81.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to theme


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