how to pronounce periphery


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periphery is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… that is at the periphery of what we're …”

meanings of periphery


  1. The outside boundary, parts or surface of something.
  2. A first-rank administrative division of Greece, subdivided in provinces.

periphery frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word periphery 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 periphery 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 periphery can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to periphery


words that rhyme with periphery


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