how to pronounce keyword


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the above transcription of keyword 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.

keyword is pronounced in two syllables

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video examples of keyword pronunciation

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

“… the service consent keyword at school of rio body designs to say screw you …”

meanings of keyword


  1. Any word that occurs in a text more often than normal.
  2. Any word used in a reference work to link to other words or other information.
  3. Any word used as the key to a code.
  4. A reserved word used to identify a specific command, function, etc.


  1. To tag with keywords, as for example to facilitate searching.

keyword frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word keyword occurs in english on average 4 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.

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

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to keyword


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