how to pronounce back


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the above transcription of back 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.

back is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… so those going to go back on the car and …”

meaning of back

Back is the rear part of the body.

back frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word back occurs in english on average 1023.3 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 back 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 back can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

3) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to back


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