how to pronounce bleat


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bleat is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of bleat


  1. Of a person, to complain.
  2. Of a sheep or goat, to make its characteristic cry; of a human, to mimic this sound.


  1. The characteristic cry of a sheep or a goat.

bleat frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word bleat occurs in english on average 0.4 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 bleat 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 bleat can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to bleat


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