how to pronounce impress


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the above transcription of impress 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.

impress is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… Angelou to impress Sarah I was like and …”

meaning of impress

To impress means to make an impression on someone.

impress frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word impress occurs in english on average 6.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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