how to pronounce plurality


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plurality is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… this and the plurality of his views I'll …”

meanings of plurality


  1. A margin by which a number exceeds another number, especially of votes.
  2. The state of being plural.
  3. The holding of multiple benefices.
  4. Polygamy.
  5. A group of many entities: a large number.
  6. A number of votes for a single candidate or position which is greater than the number of votes gained by any other single candidate or position voted for, but which is less than a majority of valid votes cast.
  7. A state of being numerous.
  8. A group composed of more than one entity.
  9. A number or part of a whole which is greater than any other number or part, but not necessarily a majority.

plurality frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word plurality occurs in english on average 0.6 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 plurality 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 plurality can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to plurality


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