how to pronounce cant


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the above transcription of cant 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.

cant is pronounced in one syllable

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meaning of cant

Can means can or may.

cant frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word cant occurs in english on average 1 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 cant 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 cant can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to cant


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