how to pronounce paraphernalia


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the above transcription of paraphernalia 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.

paraphernalia is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… and paraphernalia outside of their …”

meanings of paraphernalia


  1. Things a married woman owns, such as clothing and jewellery, apart from her dowry.
  2. Miscellaneous items, especially the set of equipment required for a particular activity.

paraphernalia frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word paraphernalia occurs in english on average 1.7 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 paraphernalia 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 paraphernalia can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with paraphernalia


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