how to pronounce unsure


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the above transcription of unsure 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.

unsure is pronounced in two syllables

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video examples of unsure pronunciation

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

“… key activities were unsure about say …”

meanings of unsure


  1. Unstable or precarious.
  2. Uncertain.

unsure frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word unsure occurs in english on average 9.4 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 unsure 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 unsure can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to unsure


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