how to pronounce lex


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the above transcription of lex 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.

lex is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… allowed so the blindness is Lex exert …”

meanings of lex


  1. A pet form of the male given name Alexander.
  2. A pet form of the female given names Alexandra, Alexia, and Alexis.
  3. Lexington.


  1. To perform lexical analysis; to convert a character stream to a token stream as a preliminary to parsing.


  1. A specific inflected form of a word; compare lexeme.

lex frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word lex occurs in english on average 1.3 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.

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