how to pronounce already


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already is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of already in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… I am I do already do feel better because …”

meanings of already


  1. So soon.
  2. An intensifier used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation.
  3. Prior to some specified time, either past, present, or future; by this time; previously.

already frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word already occurs in english on average 357.3 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 already 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 already can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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