how to pronounce proprietary


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proprietary is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… actual like proprietary relationships …”

meanings of proprietary


  1. Of or relating to property or ownership.
  2. Owning something; having ownership.
  3. Nonstandard and controlled by one particular organization.
  4. Created or manufactured exclusively by the owner of intellectual property rights, as with a patent or trade secret.
  5. Privately owned.
  6. Possessive, jealous, or territorial.


  1. A monk who had reserved goods and belongings to himself, notwithstanding his renunciation of all at the time of profession.
  2. The rights of a proprietor.
  3. A body of proprietors, taken collectively.
  4. A proprietor or owner.

proprietary frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word proprietary occurs in english on average 2 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 proprietary 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 proprietary can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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