how to pronounce volunteer


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the above transcription of volunteer 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.

volunteer is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… kinship or volunteer to raise the child …”

meaning of volunteer

Volunteer means to offer to do something without being paid.

volunteer frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word volunteer occurs in english on average 19.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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