how to pronounce ball


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the above transcription of ball 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.

ball is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… the mean child colossus is a ball killing the occasional bad guy readers …”

meaning of ball

A ball is a round object that is usually made of rubber, leather, or plastic and is used for games or exercise.

ball frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word ball occurs in english on average 75.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) education, science, and technology;

words with pronunciation similar to ball


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