how to pronounce seem


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the above transcription of seem 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.

seem is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… so I quite like how you seem to come up …”

meaning of seem

Seem means to appear to be, to seem to be true or real.

seem frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word seem occurs in english on average 169.9 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 seem 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 seem can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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