how to pronounce planetary


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planetary is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… on a in a planetary atmosphere all right …”

meanings of planetary


  1. Of, or relating to planets, or the orbital motion of planets.
  2. Epicyclic.
  3. Of, or relating to the whole Earth; global.
  4. Of, or relating to the Earth; terrestrial.


  1. A planetary nebula.

planetary frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word planetary occurs in english on average 2.9 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 planetary 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 planetary can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to planetary


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