how to pronounce relief


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the above transcription of relief 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.

relief is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… there is no other symptomatic relief to …”

meaning of relief

Relief is the act of providing relief from pain, distress, or anxiety.

relief frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word relief occurs in english on average 66.5 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 relief 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 relief can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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