how to pronounce clean


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the above transcription of clean 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.

clean is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… over an hour to clean like this ornate …”

meaning of clean

Clean means free from dirt, impurity, or pollution.

clean frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word clean occurs in english on average 65.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics clean 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 clean can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to clean


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