how to pronounce firmness


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firmness is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… the firmness of its alliance with NATO …”

meanings of firmness


  1. The state of being firm; strength; permanence; stability; hardness; resolution.

firmness frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word firmness occurs in english on average 0.8 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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