how to pronounce groan


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the above transcription of groan 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.

groan is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… we have to groan to grown is to make the …”

meaning of groan

Groan means to utter a deep, low, or prolonged sound of pain, grief, or despair.

groan frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word groan occurs in english on average 3.3 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.

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