how to pronounce gradual


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gradual is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… it's been a gradual decline of …”

meaning of gradual

Gradual means to move or proceed gradually.

gradual frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word gradual occurs in english on average 4.6 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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