how to pronounce knock


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the above transcription of knock 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.

knock is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… we've seen the knock-on effect of people …”

meaning of knock

Knock means to make a sudden, sharp, and often repeated sound with the hand or fist.

knock frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word knock occurs in english on average 19.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to knock


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