how to pronounce top


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the above transcription of top 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.

top is pronounced in one syllable

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video examples of top pronunciation

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

“… that was there at the top of the 36 to …”

meaning of top

Top is the uppermost part of something.

top frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word top occurs in english on average 363.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to top


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