how to pronounce iamb


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the above transcription of iamb 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.

iamb is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of iamb


  1. A metrical foot in verse consisting of an unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable.

iamb frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word iamb occurs in english on average 0 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 iamb 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 iamb can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) leisure and entertainment;

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