how to pronounce contest


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the above transcription of contest 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.

contest is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… brexit party will not contest the 317 …”

meaning of contest

A contest is a competition between two or more people or groups.

contest frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word contest occurs in english on average 17.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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