how to pronounce various


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the above transcription of various 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.

various is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… the central bank can be scared by various as it's like …”

meanings of various


  1. That varies or differs from others; variant; different.
  2. Having a broad range (of different elements).


  1. More than one (of an indeterminate set of things).

various frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word various occurs in english on average 118.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with various


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