how to pronounce clergy


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the above transcription of clergy 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.

clergy is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… joined by members of the clergy who were …”

meaning of clergy

Clergy is a group of people who are ordained as clergy.

clergy frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word clergy occurs in english on average 3.3 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 clergy 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 clergy can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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