how to pronounce namely


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the above transcription of namely 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.

namely is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… are failing to do namely lead economic …”

meanings of namely


  1. Especially, above all.
  2. Specifically; that is to say.

namely frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word namely occurs in english on average 10.3 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 namely 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 namely can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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