how to pronounce buff


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the above transcription of buff 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.

buff is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… that's basically a shoe buff so we need …”

meaning of buff

Buff means to make something look or feel smooth and shiny.

buff frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word buff occurs in english on average 2.6 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 buff 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 buff can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to buff


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