how to pronounce tuba


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the above transcription of tuba 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.

tuba is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… to hold the other half of your tuba part …”

meaning of tuba

A tuba is a musical instrument that is part of the brass family.

tuba frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word tuba occurs in english on average 0.4 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 tuba 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 tuba can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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