how to pronounce show


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the above transcription of show 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.

show is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… T it seems to show you what we actually …”

meaning of show

Show means to exhibit or display something to the public.

show frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word show occurs in english on average 267.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) leisure and entertainment;

3) people, society, and culture;

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