how to pronounce tightly


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the above transcription of tightly 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.

tightly is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… or being more tightly bound would …”

meanings of tightly


  1. In a tight manner.

tightly frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word tightly occurs in english on average 10.6 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 tightly 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 tightly can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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