how to pronounce desk


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the above transcription of desk 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.

desk is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… contact the IT Service Desk on oh one …”

meaning of desk

Desk is a piece of furniture with a flat top and a slanted front.

desk frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word desk occurs in english on average 45.2 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 desk 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 desk can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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