how to pronounce second


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the above transcription of second 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.

second is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… within 0.1 of a second the air over the …”

meaning of second

Second means the ordinal number that is the base of the decimal numeral system, the number that is the product of 10 and the number one.

second frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word second occurs in english on average 414.5 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 second 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 second can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with second


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