how to pronounce hear


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the above transcription of hear 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.

hear frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word hear occurs in english on average 20 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

hear is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… it's very rare to hear him swear and be …”

meaning of hear

To hear means to perceive with the ears.

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