how to pronounce delicacy

/ˈdɛləkəsiː/

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the above transcription of delicacy 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.

delicacy frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word delicacy occurs in english on average 1.5 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.

delicacy is pronounced in four syllables

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dɛləkəs

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

“… sun-dried tomatoes once a delicacy are a …”

meanings of delicacy

noun:

  1. Tact and propriety; the need for such tact.
  2. Something appealing, usually a pleasing food, especially a choice dish of a certain culture suggesting rarity and refinement -a Chinese delicacy.
  3. Fineness or elegance of construction or appearance.
  4. Frailty of health or fitness.
  5. Refinement in taste or discrimination.
  6. The quality of being delicate.

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