how to pronounce knew


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the above transcription of knew 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.

knew is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… writing this course i knew that i wanted …”

meanings of knew


  1. Simple past tense of know.
  2. Past participle of know.

knew frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word knew occurs in english on average 260.8 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 knew 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 knew can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to knew


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