how to pronounce upper


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upper is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… lots of middle and upper-class men and …”

meaning of upper

Upper means the part of something that is above something else.

upper frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word upper occurs in english on average 54.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) people, society, and culture;

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