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fairly is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… elon musk receive a fairly small salary …”

meanings of fairly


  1. Favorably; auspiciously; commodiously.
  2. Almost; practically.
  3. Partly, not fully; somewhat.
  4. In a fair manner; fair; not biased or skewed or favouring a certain party.
  5. Softly; quietly; gently.
  6. Honestly; properly.

fairly frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word fairly occurs in english on average 61.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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