how to pronounce silently


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the above transcription of silently 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.

silently is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… it'll just like silently be there you …”

meanings of silently


  1. In a silent manner; making no noise.
  2. Of an edit or change to a text, without explicit acknowledgment.

silently frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word silently occurs in english on average 9 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 silently 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 silently can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to silently


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