how to pronounce impulse


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the above transcription of impulse 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.

impulse is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… look out for I just impulse bought it I …”

meaning of impulse

Impulse means a sudden strong desire or urge to do something.

impulse frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word impulse occurs in english on average 7.4 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 impulse 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 impulse can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to impulse


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