how to pronounce impropriety


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the above transcription of impropriety 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.

impropriety is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… for this impropriety you know so it's …”

meanings of impropriety


  1. The condition of being improper.
  2. Improper language.
  3. An improper act.

impropriety frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word impropriety occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to impropriety


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