how to pronounce delicate


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the above transcription of delicate 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.

delicate is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… them in quite a delicate way with quite …”

meaning of delicate

Delicate means finely made, delicate in texture, and easily broken.

delicate frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word delicate occurs in english on average 16.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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