how to pronounce gasp


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the above transcription of gasp 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.

gasp is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… moment a last gasp of rock and roll from …”

meaning of gasp

Gasp means to make a sudden, sharp inhalation of breath.

gasp frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word gasp occurs in english on average 4 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.

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

1) people, society, and culture;

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