how to pronounce dress


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the above transcription of dress 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.

dress is pronounced in one syllable

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video examples of dress pronunciation

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

“… you're out of the red dress you live …”

meaning of dress

Dress is a piece of clothing worn by a person for a special occasion.

dress frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word dress occurs in english on average 51.3 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 dress 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 dress can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to dress


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