how to pronounce guard


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the above transcription of guard 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.

guard is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… don't let your guard you know just go by …”

meaning of guard

Guard is a person who is employed to protect or watch over something.

guard frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word guard occurs in english on average 30.6 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 guard 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 guard can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

3) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to guard


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