how to pronounce temporary


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the above transcription of temporary 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.

temporary is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… might just be temporary why well because …”

meaning of temporary

Temporary means lasting for a limited time.

temporary frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word temporary occurs in english on average 19.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

words that rhyme with temporary


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