how to pronounce derby


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the above transcription of derby 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.

derby is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… dressed in suits and derby hats standing …”

meaning of derby

Derby is a type of horse race.

derby frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word derby occurs in english on average 15.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to derby


words that rhyme with derby


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