how to pronounce highly


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highly is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… i would highly recommend getting lessons …”

meanings of highly


  1. Extremely; greatly; very much.
  2. In a high or esteemed manner.

highly frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word highly occurs in english on average 72.6 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 highly 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 highly can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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