how to pronounce hardship


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the above transcription of hardship 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.

hardship is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… seven years of misery hardship and …”

meaning of hardship

Hardship means a difficult or trying experience.

hardship frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word hardship occurs in english on average 6.9 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.

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