how to pronounce lean


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the above transcription of lean 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.

lean is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… empowerment foundation lean in …”

meaning of lean

Lean means to be thin and not have much body fat.

lean frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word lean occurs in english on average 12.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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