how to pronounce shipwreck


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the above transcription of shipwreck 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.

shipwreck is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… after the shipwreck the Amazon is now in …”

meaning of shipwreck

Shipwreck means a ship or boat that is wrecked or sunk.

shipwreck frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word shipwreck occurs in english on average 0.8 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 shipwreck 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 shipwreck can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to shipwreck


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