how to pronounce merciful


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the above transcription of merciful 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.

merciful is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… gracious and merciful god …”

meaning of merciful

Merciful means willing to forgive or show compassion.

merciful frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word merciful occurs in english on average 2.9 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 merciful 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 merciful can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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