how to pronounce food


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the above transcription of food 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.

food is pronounced in one syllable

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video examples of food pronunciation

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

“… there are emoji for food um you know …”

meaning of food

Food is any substance that people eat or drink to provide nourishment and energy.

food frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word food occurs in english on average 189.9 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 food 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 food can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to food


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