how to pronounce forward


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the above transcription of forward 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.

forward is pronounced in two syllables

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video examples of forward pronunciation

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

“… on you all to step forward and step up I …”

meaning of forward

Forward means in the direction of the front.

forward frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word forward occurs in english on average 152.1 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 forward 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 forward can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

2) transport and travel;

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