how to pronounce ploy


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the above transcription of ploy 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.

ploy is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… or scrambling to read the ploy of the …”

meaning of ploy

A ploy is a deceptive or dishonest act.

ploy frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word ploy occurs in english on average 2.3 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 ploy 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 ploy can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to ploy


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