how to pronounce barre


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the above transcription of barre 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.

barre is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… Yan Barre syndrome helen has to go …”

meanings of barre


  1. Short for barre chord.
  2. A handrail fixed to a wall used for ballet exercises.


  1. A surname​.

barre frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word barre occurs in english on average 1.3 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 barre 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 barre can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to barre


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