how to pronounce informal


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the above transcription of informal 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.

informal is pronounced in three syllables

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video examples of informal pronunciation

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

“… at its most informal we're taking these …”

meanings of informal


  1. Not organized; not structured or planned.
  2. Reflecting everyday, non-ceremonious usage.
  3. Suited for everyday use.
  4. Not formal or ceremonious.
  5. Not in accord with the usual regulations.

informal frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word informal occurs in english on average 5.2 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 informal 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 informal can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with informal


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