how to pronounce biblical


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the above transcription of biblical 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.

biblical is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… on biblical values and ones that are …”

meanings of biblical


  1. In accordance with the teachings of the Bible (according to some interpretation of it).
  2. Alternative letter-case form of biblical.
  3. Of or relating to the Bible. Tithing is both a quranic and biblical virtue.
  4. Very great; especially, exceeding previous records in scale.

biblical frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word biblical occurs in english on average 14.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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