how to pronounce zag


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the above transcription of zag 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.

zag is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… so that was a big zig zag for me but it …”

meanings of zag


  1. One of a series of sharp turns or reversals.
  2. Twist in a storyline.


  1. To move with a sharp turn or reversal.

zag frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word zag occurs in english on average 0.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to zag


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