how to pronounce imagery


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the above transcription of imagery 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.

imagery is pronounced in three syllables

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video examples of imagery pronunciation

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

“… so some of the imagery we have is young …”

meanings of imagery


  1. The work of one who makes images or visible representation of objects.
  2. Imitation work.
  3. Rhetorical decoration in writing or speaking; vivid descriptions presenting or suggesting images of sensible objects; figures in discourse.
  4. Unreal show; imitation; appearance.
  5. The work of the imagination or fancy; false ideas; imaginary phantasms.
  6. Images in general, or en masse.

imagery frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word imagery occurs in english on average 8.5 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 imagery 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 imagery can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to imagery


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