how to pronounce adverb


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the above transcription of adverb 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.

adverb is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of adverb in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… both a preposition and an adverb as well …”

meanings of adverb


  1. A word that modifies a verb, adjective, other adverbs, or various other types of words, phrases, or clauses. (modifying a verb).


  1. To make into or become an adverb.

adverb frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word adverb occurs in english on average 0.7 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 adverb 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 adverb can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to adverb


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