how to pronounce beat


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the above transcription of beat 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.

beat is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… actually on going to beat independence …”

meaning of beat

Beat means to strike repeatedly with a heavy object.

beat frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word beat occurs in english on average 56.8 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 beat 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 beat can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to beat


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