how to pronounce filigree


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filigree is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of filigree


  1. A design resembling such intricate ornamentation.
  2. A delicate and intricate ornamentation made from gold or silver (or sometimes other metal) twisted wire.


  1. To decorate something with intricate ornamentation made from gold or silver twisted wire.

filigree frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word filigree occurs in english on average 0.6 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 filigree 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 filigree can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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