how to pronounce alimony


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the above transcription of alimony 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.

alimony is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of alimony in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… my lemons past alimony is my favorite …”

meaning of alimony

Alimony is a form of spousal support.

alimony frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word alimony occurs in english on average 0.3 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.

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