how to pronounce finery


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finery is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… captured in all of her finery by peter …”

meanings of finery


  1. Fineness; beauty.
  2. A charcoal hearth or furnace for the conversion of cast iron into wrought iron, or into iron suitable for puddling.
  3. Ornament; decoration; especially, excessive decoration; showy clothes; jewels.

finery frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word finery occurs in english on average 0.6 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.

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