how to pronounce time


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the above transcription of time 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.

time is pronounced in one syllable

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video examples of time pronunciation

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

“… spent a lot of time I guess building the …”

meaning of time

Time is the measurement of the passage of events, usually from the past through the present to the future.

time frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word time occurs in english on average 1549.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

words with pronunciation similar to time


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