how to pronounce road


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the above transcription of road 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.

road is pronounced in two syllables

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video examples of road pronunciation

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

“… I was walking down the road and I saw a …”

meaning of road

Road is a path or route that is used by vehicles.

road frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word road occurs in english on average 274 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) transport and travel;

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