how to pronounce familiarity


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the above transcription of familiarity 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.

familiarity is pronounced in five syllables

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example pitch curve for pronunciation of familiarity


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video examples of familiarity pronunciation

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

“… position and your familiarity with the …”

meanings of familiarity


  1. Close or habitual acquaintance with someone or something; understanding or recognition acquired from experience.
  2. Undue intimacy; inappropriate informality, impertinence.
  3. The state of being extremely friendly; intimacy.
  4. An instance of familiar behaviour.

familiarity frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word familiarity occurs in english on average 4.2 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 familiarity 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 familiarity can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to familiarity


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