how to pronounce ransom


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the above transcription of ransom 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.

ransom is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… in this capacity a ransom for every …”

meaning of ransom

Ransom is a sum of money paid to secure the release of a person or thing.

ransom frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word ransom occurs in english on average 3.8 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 ransom 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 ransom can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

words that rhyme with ransom


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