how to pronounce commentary


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the above transcription of commentary 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.

commentary is pronounced in four syllables

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video examples of commentary pronunciation

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

“… news commentary i would call on the show …”

meaning of commentary

Commentary is a form of literary criticism in which a writer or other critic provides an analysis of a literary work.

commentary frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word commentary occurs in english on average 13.1 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.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) leisure and entertainment;

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