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 frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word happen occurs in english on average 15.9 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.

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.

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