how to pronounce decide


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decide is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… sons they debate and decide to leave the …”

meaning of decide

Decide means to make a choice or to settle a question.

decide frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word decide occurs in english on average 66.8 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 decide 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 decide can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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