how to pronounce speed


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the above transcription of speed 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.

speed is pronounced in one syllable

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video examples of speed pronunciation

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

“… Co on a high-speed film camera so the …”

meaning of speed

Speed is the rate of motion of an object.

speed frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word speed occurs in english on average 77.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) education, science, and technology;

2) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to speed


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