how to pronounce eavesdrop


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the above transcription of eavesdrop 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.

eavesdrop is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… being able to eavesdrop into and to …”

meaning of eavesdrop

To eavesdrop is to listen secretly to a conversation or other activity.

eavesdrop frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word eavesdrop occurs in english on average 0.5 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 eavesdrop 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 eavesdrop can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to eavesdrop


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