how to pronounce duo


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the above transcription of duo 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.

duo is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… was gonna use a duo piping bag with …”

meaning of duo

Duo is a musical term meaning two.

duo frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word duo occurs in english on average 3.7 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 duo 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 duo can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to duo


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