how to pronounce flu


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the above transcription of flu 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.

flu is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… measles and flu that the colonists …”

meanings of flu


  1. Influenza.
  2. Stomach flu.

flu frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word flu occurs in english on average 5.9 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.

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