how to pronounce stale


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stale is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… indicator for when air was stale but …”

meaning of stale

Stale means old, no longer fresh or lively.

stale frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word stale occurs in english on average 4.1 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 stale 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 stale can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to stale


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