how to pronounce bean


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the above transcription of bean 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.

bean is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… a riot of beans each bean has a face and …”

meaning of bean

Bean is a type of legume.

bean frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word bean occurs in english on average 5.3 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 bean 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 bean can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to bean


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