how to pronounce emissary


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the above transcription of emissary 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.

emissary is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… am sort of the emissary of um …”

meanings of emissary


  1. An agent sent on a mission to represent the interests of someone else.
  2. An underground channel by which the water of a lake escapes.
  3. A venous channel in the skull.

emissary frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word emissary occurs in english on average 0.3 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.

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

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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