how to pronounce simile


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the above transcription of simile 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.

simile is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… there simile has been fantastic having …”

meanings of simile


  1. A figure of speech in which one thing is compared to another, in the case of English generally using like or as.

simile frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word simile occurs in english on average 0.9 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 simile 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 simile can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to simile


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