how to pronounce big


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big is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… one will be a big sea GPS which is …”

meaning of big

Big means large in size or amount.

big frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word big occurs in english on average 255.8 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 big 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 big can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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