how to pronounce freely


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freely is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… China women freely chose their partners …”

meanings of freely


  1. Of one's own free will.
  2. Without interference or restriction.
  3. In a free manner.


  1. Free; frank.
  2. Generous; noble; excellent; beautiful; lovely.

freely frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word freely occurs in english on average 15.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to freely


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