how to pronounce missionaries


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the above transcription of missionaries 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.

missionaries is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… lives of missionaries and by age 12 she …”

meanings of missionaries


  1. Plural of missionary.

missionaries frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word missionaries occurs in english on average 3.6 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 missionaries 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 missionaries can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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