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How to Pronounce hearer?

Correct pronunciation for the word "hearer" is [hˈi͡əɹə], [hˈi‍əɹə], [h_ˈiə_ɹ_ə].

"Hearer" in context

A hearer is a person who listens to and understands sound such as spoken language, environmental noises and music. Hearers are mainly used in the field of auditory neuroscience for research. They assist in the study of how the brain processes sounds and the ways which it influences behaviour. Hearers have an important role in providing insight into hearing disorders and uncovering the nuances of speech sounds in our language. They are also essential to the evaluation of new hearing devices and hearing implants.

The abilities of hearers can vary. Some can perceive low frequencies that are inaudible to the average person while others are very sensitive to sound intensity or frequency.

Usage over time for hearer:

This graph shows how "hearer" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

27 words made out of letters HEARER

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