how to pronounce layperson


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layperson is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… them as a layperson as a photographer it …”

meanings of layperson


  1. One who is not intimately familiar with a given subject or activity.
  2. A person who is not a cleric.

layperson frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word layperson occurs in english on average 0.2 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 layperson 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 layperson can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) people, society, and culture;

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