how to pronounce practically


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practically is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… year ago I was practically a different …”

meanings of practically


  1. In practice; in effect. Not necessarily officially the case but what actually occurs.
  2. With respect to practices or a practice.
  3. Almost completely; almost entirely.

practically frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word practically occurs in english on average 19.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) people, society, and culture;

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