how to pronounce privy


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the above transcription of privy 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.

privy is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… that I've been privy to go sorry I've …”

meaning of privy

Privy means a place where people go to do something private.

privy frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word privy occurs in english on average 2.6 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 privy 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 privy can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to privy


words that rhyme with privy


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