how to pronounce serve


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the above transcription of serve 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.

serve is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… experiences than you we serve it over …”

meaning of serve

Serve means to provide food or drink to someone.

serve frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word serve occurs in english on average 53.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to serve


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