how to pronounce tighten


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the above transcription of tighten 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.

tighten is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… to tighten them up and now i can see …”

meaning of tighten

Tighten means to make something smaller or more compact.

tighten frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word tighten occurs in english on average 4.5 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 tighten 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 tighten can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

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