how to pronounce cradle


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the above transcription of cradle 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.

cradle is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… provide care from cradle to grave which …”

meaning of cradle

A cradle is a baby's bed.

cradle frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word cradle occurs in english on average 3.8 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 cradle 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 cradle can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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