how to pronounce traffic


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the above transcription of traffic 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.

traffic is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… last time you know traffic was a breeze …”

meaning of traffic

Traffic is the movement of vehicles, animals, and people on roads.

traffic frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word traffic occurs in english on average 43.7 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 traffic 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 traffic can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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