how to pronounce friendly


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friendly is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… more feminine and friendly we have over …”

meaning of friendly

Friendly means kind, pleasant, and warm.

friendly frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word friendly occurs in english on average 41.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to friendly


words that rhyme with friendly


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