how to pronounce ire


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the above transcription of ire 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.

ire is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… my ire it seems more recent years a …”

meanings of ire


  1. Great anger; wrath; keen resentment.
  2. Iron.


  1. Abbreviation of Irish English.
  2. Abbreviation of Ireland. (Republic of Ireland).


  1. To anger; to fret; to irritate.

ire frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ire occurs in english on average 0.6 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.

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