how to pronounce drear


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the above transcription of drear 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.

drear is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of drear


  1. Dreary.


  1. Gloom; sadness.

drear frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word drear occurs in english on average 0.1 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 drear 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 drear can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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