how to pronounce parlance


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the above transcription of parlance 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.

parlance is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… which in our parlance includes sovereign …”

meanings of parlance


  1. Speech, discussion or debate.
  2. A certain way of speaking, of using words, especially when it comes to those with a particular job or interest.

parlance frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word parlance occurs in english on average 0.7 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 parlance 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 parlance can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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