how to pronounce guile


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the above transcription of guile 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.

guile is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… through cunning and guile she survived …”

meaning of guile

Guile means deceit, cunning, or craftiness.

guile frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word guile occurs in english on average 0.8 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 guile 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 guile can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to guile


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