how to pronounce upright


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the above transcription of upright 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.

upright is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… they keep the airplane upright up is up …”

meaning of upright

Upright means standing or sitting in a vertical position.

upright frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word upright occurs in english on average 6.5 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 upright 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 upright can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to upright


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