how to pronounce illegal


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the above transcription of illegal 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.

illegal is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… something that would be illegal in the …”

meaning of illegal

Illegal means not allowed by law.

illegal frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word illegal occurs in english on average 28 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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