how to pronounce compete


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the above transcription of compete 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.

compete frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word compete occurs in english on average 50.5 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.

compete is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… could not compete with Buchenwald this …”

meaning of compete

Compete means to take part in a contest or race.

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