how to pronounce sharpener


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the above transcription of sharpener 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.

sharpener is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… pencil sharpener on the wall why not my …”

meanings of sharpener


  1. That which makes something sharp.
  2. An alcoholic drink taken at the start of the day, or just before a meal.
  3. A device for making things sharp.

sharpener frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word sharpener occurs in english on average 0.4 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 sharpener 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 sharpener can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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