how to pronounce work


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the above transcription of work 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.

work is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… asking you to to kind of work on a on a …”

meaning of work

Work is the activity of doing something useful, such as a job or duty.

work frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word work occurs in english on average 913.5 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 work 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 work can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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