how to pronounce slight


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the above transcription of slight 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.

slight is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… ambience of slight unease fostered by …”

meaning of slight

Slight means not very big or not very noticeable.

slight frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word slight occurs in english on average 30.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to slight


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