how to pronounce surface


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the above transcription of surface 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.

surface is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… if there was impervious surface on a lot …”

meaning of surface

Surface means the outermost layer of something.

surface frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word surface occurs in english on average 90.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

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