how to pronounce getaway


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the above transcription of getaway 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.

getaway is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… for a little weekend getaway thank you …”

meaning of getaway

Getaway means to leave a place quickly and secretly.

getaway frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word getaway occurs in english on average 1.3 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 getaway 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 getaway can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) transport and travel;

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