how to pronounce shock


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the above transcription of shock 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.

shock is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… the economic shock of that however yeah …”

meaning of shock

Shock is a feeling of surprise, fear, or disbelief.

shock frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word shock occurs in english on average 44.1 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 shock 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 shock can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to shock


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