how to pronounce complementary


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the above transcription of complementary 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.

complementary is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… made up of complementary parts the heart …”

meaning of complementary

Complementary means something that completes or makes up for something else.

complementary frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word complementary occurs in english on average 2.8 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 complementary 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 complementary can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

words with pronunciation similar to complementary


words that rhyme with complementary


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