how to pronounce apparel


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apparel is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… one piece of apparel could quite …”

meanings of apparel


  1. Clothing.
  2. A small ornamental piece of embroidery worn on albs and some other ecclesiastical vestments.
  3. The furniture of a ship, such as masts, sails, rigging, anchors, guns, etc.
  4. Aspect, guise, form.


  1. To dress or clothe; to attire.
  2. To dress with external ornaments; to cover with something ornamental.
  3. To furnish with apparatus; to equip; to fit out.

apparel frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word apparel occurs in english on average 0.7 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 apparel 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 apparel can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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