how to pronounce finally


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finally is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… and purpose of prayer finally it was not …”

meanings of finally


  1. Definitively, comprehensively.
  2. To finish (with); lastly (in the present).
  3. At the end or conclusion; ultimately.

finally frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word finally occurs in english on average 279.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

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