how to pronounce steep


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steep is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… to go up a steep bit of mountainside …”

meaning of steep

Steep means a slope or incline that is difficult to climb or descend.

steep frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word steep occurs in english on average 16.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) transport and travel;

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