how to pronounce fluency


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the above transcription of fluency 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.

fluency is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… who has fluency in the analysis of dead …”

meanings of fluency


  1. The quality of being fluent in a language; A person's command of a particular language.
  2. The quality of consistently applying skill correctly in the manner of one well-practiced at it, requiring little deliberate thought to perform without mistakes.
  3. The quality of smoothness of flow.

fluency frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word fluency occurs in english on average 1.1 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 fluency 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 fluency can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

words that rhyme with fluency


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