how to pronounce nonsense


audio example by a male speaker

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the above transcription of nonsense 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.

nonsense is pronounced in two syllables

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example pitch curve for pronunciation of nonsense


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video examples of nonsense pronunciation

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

“… and that is just a nonsense people have …”

meaning of nonsense

Nonsense means something that is not true or meaningful.

nonsense frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word nonsense occurs in english on average 16.3 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 nonsense 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 nonsense can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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