how to pronounce fairytale


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the above transcription of fairytale 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.

fairytale is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… are all fake and fairytale and so for …”

meanings of fairytale


  1. Alternative spelling of fairy-tale.


  1. Alternative spelling of fairy tale.

fairytale frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word fairytale occurs in english on average 3.4 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 fairytale 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 fairytale can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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