how to pronounce fred


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the above transcription of fred 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.

fred is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… is that that chicken is Fred and Mary …”

meanings of fred


  1. A short version of Frederick, Alfred, or Wilfred, also used as a formal male given name.
  2. The Lockheed C-5 Galaxy, a military transport aircraft widely used by USAF aircrews.


  1. A novice cyclist.

fred frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word fred occurs in english on average 21.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) transport and travel;

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