how to pronounce happen


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the above transcription of happen 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.

happen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… we plug 26 in I happen to know we end up …”

meaning of happen

Happen means to happen or to occur.

happen frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word happen occurs in english on average 87.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to happen


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