how to pronounce dearly


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dearly is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… genius Mikey Minden who I love dearly my …”

meanings of dearly


  1. In a dear or precious manner.
  2. At great expense.
  3. In a dear or expensive manner.

dearly frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word dearly occurs in english on average 5.7 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 dearly 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 dearly can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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