how to pronounce underbelly


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the above transcription of underbelly 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.

underbelly is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… an underbelly that may prompt people to …”

meanings of underbelly


  1. The underside of an animal.
  2. The underside of any thing.
  3. The side which is not normally seen, normally a dark, immoral place.

underbelly frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word underbelly occurs in english on average 1.1 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 underbelly 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 underbelly can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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