how to pronounce classical


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classical is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… a classical music conductor about that …”

meaning of classical

Classical means of or relating to ancient Greece and Rome.

classical frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word classical occurs in english on average 32.8 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.

topics classical 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 classical can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) leisure and entertainment;

words that rhyme with classical


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