how to pronounce telephony


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the above transcription of telephony 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.

telephony is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… finance rural telephony and within 20 …”

meanings of telephony


  1. The study and application of telephone technology.
  2. The act of sound transmission via the electromagnetic spectrum.

telephony frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word telephony occurs in english on average 0.1 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 telephony 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 telephony can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to telephony


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