how to pronounce chief

/tʃiːf/

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the above transcription of chief 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.

chief frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word chief occurs in english on average 112.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

chief is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… now the the new chief executive of astra …”

meaning of chief

Chief is a title given to the head of a tribe or a group of people.

words with pronunciation similar to chief

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