how to pronounce sprain


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the above transcription of sprain 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.

sprain is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… to have a sprain or he would run them …”

meaning of sprain

Sprain is a medical condition where a ligament or tendon is stretched or torn.

sprain frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word sprain occurs in english on average 0.4 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 sprain 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 sprain can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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