how to pronounce ordinary


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ordinary is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… out of ordinary those behaviors those …”

meaning of ordinary

Ordinary means common, usual, not special or unusual.

ordinary frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word ordinary occurs in english on average 31.8 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 ordinary 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 ordinary can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with ordinary


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