how to pronounce affair


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the above transcription of affair 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.

affair is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… about his affair with monica lewinsky to …”

meaning of affair

Affair means a secret romantic or sexual relationship.

affair frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word affair occurs in english on average 33 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 affair 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 affair can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

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