how to pronounce far


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the above transcription of far 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.

far is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… have meant for them so far and this is a …”

meaning of far

Far means at or from a great distance.

far frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word far occurs in english on average 305 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics far 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 far can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to far


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