how to pronounce brief


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the above transcription of brief 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.

brief is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of brief in a speech by a native speaker of standard german:

“… das war der letzte brief von hans da war …”

meanings of brief


  1. Letter (written message).

brief frequency in german - B1 level of CEFR

the word brief occurs in german on average 41.8 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.

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