how to pronounce triad


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the above transcription of triad 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.

triad is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… off a big loss to triad in week one but …”

meanings of triad


  1. A word of three syllables.
  2. A chord consisting of a root tone, the tone two degrees higher, and the tone four degrees higher in a given scale.
  3. On a CRT display, a group of three neighbouring phosphor dots, coloured green, red, and blue.
  4. A branch of a Chinese underground criminal society, mostly based in Hong Kong.
  5. A grouping of three.

triad frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word triad occurs in english on average 1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) leisure and entertainment;

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