how to pronounce neighbour


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the above transcription of neighbour 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.

neighbour is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… years and my new neighbour wanted us to …”

meaning of neighbour

Neighbour is a person who lives near you.

neighbour frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word neighbour occurs in english on average 17.8 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 neighbour 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 neighbour can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to neighbour


words that rhyme with neighbour


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