how to pronounce elegant


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the above transcription of elegant 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.

elegant is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… as elegant and refined and cool as gwen …”

meaning of elegant

Elegant means refined, tasteful, and graceful.

elegant frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word elegant occurs in english on average 17.9 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 elegant 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 elegant can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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