how to pronounce briefly


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briefly is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… stablecoins now let me briefly tell you …”

meanings of briefly


  1. For a brief period.
  2. To be brief, in short.
  3. In a brief manner, summarily.

briefly frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word briefly occurs in english on average 19 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

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