how to pronounce hoax


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the above transcription of hoax 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.

hoax is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… in 2016 yet another hoax claimed he died …”

meaning of hoax

Hoax is a word that means a trick or deception intended to fool someone.

hoax frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hoax occurs in english on average 1.6 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 hoax 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 hoax can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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