how to pronounce issue


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the above transcription of issue 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.

issue is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… that can be an issue for people you have …”

meaning of issue

Issue means a problem or difficulty.

issue frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word issue occurs in english on average 164.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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