how to pronounce hammer


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the above transcription of hammer 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.

hammer is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… hit it with a hammer and sometimes not …”

meaning of hammer

Hammer is a tool used to drive nails or other objects into wood, metal, or other hard surfaces.

hammer frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word hammer occurs in english on average 11.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to hammer


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