how to pronounce smuggle


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the above transcription of smuggle 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.

smuggle is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… tried to smuggle in so-called Henry the …”

meaning of smuggle

To smuggle something is to secretly transport it across a border or into a country without paying the required taxes or duties.

smuggle frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word smuggle 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 smuggle 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 smuggle can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) transport and travel;

words that rhyme with smuggle


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