how to pronounce colloquy


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colloquy is pronounced in three syllables

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

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meanings of colloquy


  1. A discussion during a trial in which a judge ensures that the defendant understands what is taking place in the trial and what their rights are.
  2. A formal conference.
  3. A church court held by certain Reformed denominations.
  4. A conversation or dialogue.
  5. A written discourse.


  1. To converse.

colloquy frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word colloquy occurs in english on average 0.1 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 colloquy 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 colloquy can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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