how to pronounce debt


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the above transcription of debt 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.

debt is pronounced in one syllable

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video examples of debt pronunciation

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

“… for a lot of debt and you know I'm …”

meaning of debt

Debt is a loan that must be repaid with interest.

debt frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word debt occurs in english on average 54.1 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 debt 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 debt can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to debt


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