how to pronounce skillful


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the above transcription of skillful 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.

skillful is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and are as skillful and in my judgment …”

meaning of skillful

Skillful means having or showing skill or dexterity.

skillful frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word skillful occurs in english on average 1.5 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.

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