how to pronounce holly


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the above transcription of holly 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.

holly is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… let me see me Holly you have a senior …”

meaning of holly

Holly is a type of tree.

holly frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word holly occurs in english on average 12.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to holly


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