how to pronounce hire


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the above transcription of hire 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.

hire is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… way to get here is to hire a 4x4 and …”

meaning of hire

Hire means to engage the services of someone for a specific period of time.

hire frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word hire occurs in english on average 17.1 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.

topics hire 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 hire can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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