how to pronounce legally


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legally is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… be able to legally and morally and …”

meanings of legally


  1. From a legal perspective.
  2. As permitted by law; not contrary to law.

legally frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word legally occurs in english on average 9.6 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 legally 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 legally can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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