how to pronounce thereby


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thereby is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… progressives and thereby blocked their …”

meanings of thereby


  1. By it; by that; by that means, or as a consequence of that.

thereby frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word thereby occurs in english on average 8.7 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 thereby 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 thereby can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) leisure and entertainment;

3) people, society, and culture;

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