how to pronounce heavy


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heavy is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… been taking some heavy volume punishment …”

meaning of heavy

To be heavy means to be large in weight.

heavy frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word heavy occurs in english on average 79.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) people, society, and culture;

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