how to pronounce persuade


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the above transcription of persuade 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.

persuade is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… indeed we try to persuade him of its …”

meaning of persuade

Persuade means to influence someone to do something by using reason or logic.

persuade frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word persuade occurs in english on average 24.2 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 persuade 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 persuade can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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