how to pronounce lottery


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lottery is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… not is it a lottery or not I don't know …”

meanings of lottery


  1. Allotment; a thing allotted.
  2. An affair of chance.
  3. A scheme for the distribution of prizes by lot or chance, especially a gaming scheme in which one or more tickets bearing particular numbers draw prizes, the other tickets are blanks.

lottery frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word lottery occurs in english on average 6.7 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 lottery 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 lottery can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) leisure and entertainment;

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