how to pronounce nicely


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nicely is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… sharp so that it lays nicely on my skin …”

meanings of nicely


  1. Pleasantly; satisfactorily.
  2. Precisely; with fine discernment or judgement.
  3. Fastidiously; carefully.


  1. A surname​.

nicely frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word nicely occurs in english on average 28.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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