how to pronounce brevity


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brevity is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… were nothing despite the brevity of the …”

meanings of brevity


  1. A short piece of writing.
  2. The quality of being brief in duration.
  3. Succinctness; conciseness.

brevity frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word brevity occurs in english on average 1.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics brevity 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 brevity can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to brevity


words that rhyme with brevity


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