how to pronounce sailor


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the above transcription of sailor 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.

sailor is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… yarn and spin drift a sailor boys log by …”

meaning of sailor

Sailor is a person who sails on a ship.

sailor frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word sailor occurs in english on average 4.7 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 sailor 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 sailor can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) people, society, and culture;

3) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to sailor


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