how to pronounce sheer


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the above transcription of sheer 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.

sheer is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… never seen the sheer amount of …”

meaning of sheer

Sheer means very thin, not thick.

sheer frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word sheer occurs in english on average 20.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to sheer


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