how to pronounce patiently


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the above transcription of patiently 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.

patiently is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… and so that she sits patiently waiting …”

meanings of patiently


  1. In a patient manner.

patiently frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word patiently occurs in english on average 8.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics patiently 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 patiently can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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