how to pronounce small


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the above transcription of small 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.

small is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… this is a very small industry still at …”

meaning of small

Small means not large in size or amount.

small frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word small occurs in english on average 444.5 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 small 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 small can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to small


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