how to pronounce unreal


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the above transcription of unreal 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.

unreal is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… it was unreal because i see stuff like …”

meanings of unreal


  1. Very impressive; amazing; unbelievable; incredible; larger or more fantastic than typical of real life.
  2. Fake; not real.

unreal frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word unreal occurs in english on average 3.6 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 unreal 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 unreal can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to unreal


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