how to pronounce handsomely


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the above transcription of handsomely 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.

handsomely is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… should have i got rewarded handsomely I …”

meanings of handsomely


  1. Carefully; in shipshape style; without undue haste.
  2. Generously.
  3. Impressively, thoroughly.
  4. In a handsome or attractive manner.

handsomely frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word handsomely occurs in english on average 0.7 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 handsomely 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 handsomely can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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