how to pronounce tire


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the above transcription of tire 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.

tire is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… this truck tire and he would stand up to …”

meaning of tire

Tire is a device that is used to support or hold up a wheeled vehicle.

tire frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word tire occurs in english on average 1.7 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 tire 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 tire can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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