how to pronounce tunnel


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tunnel is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… first episode of Time Tunnel they went …”

meaning of tunnel

A tunnel is a long, narrow passageway, dug through the ground, usually for the purpose of transporting people or goods.

tunnel frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word tunnel occurs in english on average 11 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) education, science, and technology;

2) transport and travel;

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