how to pronounce laity


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laity is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of laity


  1. The common man or woman.
  2. The unlearned, untrained or ignorant.
  3. People of a church who are not ordained clergy or clerics.

laity frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word laity occurs in english on average 0.5 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.

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