how to pronounce insect


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the above transcription of insect 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.

insect is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… face to be eating insect protein it's …”

meaning of insect

Insect is a type of arthropod that has an exoskeleton and three pairs of jointed legs.

insect frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word insect occurs in english on average 7.6 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 insect 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 insect can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to insect


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