how to pronounce phonetic


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the above transcription of phonetic 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.

phonetic is pronounced in three syllables

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example pitch curve for pronunciation of phonetic


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video examples of phonetic pronunciation

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

“… Finster's phonetic rat they all had to …”

meanings of phonetic


  1. Relating to the sounds of spoken language.
  2. Relating to phones (as opposed to phonemes).


  1. In such writing systems as the Chinese writing system, the portion of a phono-semantic character that provides an indication of its pronunciation; contrasted with semantic (which is usually the radical).

phonetic frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word phonetic occurs in english on average 2.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) leisure and entertainment;

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