how to pronounce luminary


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the above transcription of luminary 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.

luminary is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… a luminary and very much an influencer …”

meanings of luminary


  1. A body that gives light; especially, one of the heavenly bodies.
  2. One who is an inspiration to others; one who has achieved success in their chosen field; a leading light.
  3. An artificial light; an illumination.

luminary frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word luminary occurs in english on average 0.3 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.

topics luminary 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 luminary can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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