how to pronounce promptly


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the above transcription of promptly 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.

promptly is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… if we fail to act promptly and wisely at …”

meanings of promptly


  1. In prompt manner; both soon and quickly.

promptly frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word promptly occurs in english on average 10.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to promptly


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