how to pronounce dough


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the above transcription of dough 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.

dough is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… afterwards afterwards dough returned to …”

meaning of dough

Dough is a type of food made from flour and water.

dough frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word dough occurs in english on average 3.3 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 dough 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 dough can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

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