how to pronounce shred

/ʃɹɛd/

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the above transcription of shred 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.

shred frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word shred occurs in english on average 0.5 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.

shred is pronounced in one syllable

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ʃɹɛd

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

“… to like I don't like to shred it like …”

meanings of shred

verb:

  1. To reduce by a large percentage.
  2. To cut or tear into narrow and long pieces or strips.
  3. To ride aggressively.
  4. To lop; to prune; to trim.
  5. To play very fast (especially guitar solos in rock and metal genres).
  6. To drop fat and water weight before a competition.

noun:

  1. A long, narrow piece cut or torn off; a strip.
  2. In general, a fragment; a piece; a particle; a very small amount.

words with pronunciation similar to shred

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