how to pronounce elderly


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the above transcription of elderly 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.

elderly is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… can't do it the elderly veterans it's a …”

meaning of elderly

Elderly means old.

elderly frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word elderly occurs in english on average 14.6 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.

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