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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [bee]
    • /bi/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [bee]
    • /bi/

Definitions of b word

  • variable noun b B is the second letter of the English alphabet. 3
  • variable noun b In music, B is the seventh note in the scale of C major. 3
  • variable noun b If you get a B as a mark for a piece of work or in an exam, your work is good. 3
  • noun b B or b is used as an abbreviation for words beginning with b, for example 'born'. 3
  • noun b the second letter and first consonant of the modern English alphabet 3
  • noun b a speech sound represented by this letter, usually a voiced bilabial stop, as in bell 3

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Parts of speech for B


b popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 100% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

b usage trend in Literature

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Antonyms for b

abbreviation b

  • mib — Management Information Base

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