how to pronounce specifically


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the above transcription of specifically 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.

specifically is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… feel like as a mom specifically and as a …”

meanings of specifically


  1. For a specific purpose or reason.
  2. In a specific manner, applying to or naming a particular thing or things, expressly, explicitly.

specifically frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word specifically occurs in english on average 40.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to specifically


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