how to pronounce payment


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the above transcription of payment 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.

payment is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… will require a payment of duty at the …”

meaning of payment

Payment is the act of giving something in return for something else.

payment frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word payment occurs in english on average 54 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

words that rhyme with payment


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