how to pronounce world


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the above transcription of world 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.

world is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… it is one of the least reported crimes in the world we spoke with miguel …”

meaning of world

The world is the planet Earth and all its people, animals, and natural features.

world frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word world occurs in english on average 788.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) education, science, and technology;

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words that rhyme with world


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