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occasionally is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… everything or bland and occasionally and for sector about the …”

meanings of occasionally


  1. By chance; accidentally.
  2. On the occasion of something else happening; incidentally, by the way.
  3. From time to time; sometimes; at relatively infrequent intervals.

occasionally frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word occasionally occurs in english on average 34.6 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 occasionally 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 occasionally can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) leisure and entertainment;

3) people, society, and culture;

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