how to pronounce haystack


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the above transcription of haystack 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.

haystack is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… to find that needle in a haystack or the …”

meaning of haystack

Haystack is a pile of hay.

haystack frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word haystack occurs in english on average 0.3 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 haystack 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 haystack can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) food and health;

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