how to pronounce clap


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the above transcription of clap 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.

clap is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… through the nhs clap for carers fell in …”

meaning of clap

Clap means to make a noise by striking the palms of the hands together.

clap frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word clap occurs in english on average 1.9 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 clap 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 clap can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to clap


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