how to pronounce retake


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the above transcription of retake 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.

retake is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… then you decide to retake it alongside …”

meanings of retake


  1. To photograph or film again.
  2. To take something again.
  3. To take something back.
  4. To capture or occupy somewhere again.


  1. An instance of resitting an examination.
  2. A scene that is filmed again, or a picture that is photographed again.

retake frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word retake occurs in english on average 0.5 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 retake 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 retake can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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