how to pronounce ordinarily


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the above transcription of ordinarily 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.

ordinarily is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… and ordinarily the leaf would just sort …”

meanings of ordinarily


  1. In accordance with normal custom or routine; as a matter of established occurrence.
  2. Usually or as a general rule; commonly.
  3. In the usual manner; unexceptionally.

ordinarily frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word ordinarily occurs in english on average 1.8 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 ordinarily 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 ordinarily can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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