how to pronounce father


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the above transcription of father 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.

father is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… I am loved by the father and the flame …”

meaning of father

Father is a male parent.

father frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word father occurs in english on average 239.9 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 father 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 father can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to father


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