how to pronounce hearsay


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the above transcription of hearsay 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.

hearsay is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… fair that of myth and hearsay here after …”

meaning of hearsay

A hearsay is a statement made by someone who did not witness the event.

hearsay frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hearsay occurs in english on average 1.5 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 hearsay 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 hearsay can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to hearsay


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