how to pronounce infancy


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the above transcription of infancy 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.

infancy is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… which is very much in its infancy in …”

meanings of infancy


  1. The state of being an infant.
  2. An early stage in the development of anything.
  3. The state of being a minor.
  4. The earliest period of childhood (crawling rather than walking).

infancy frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word infancy occurs in english on average 4.4 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 infancy 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 infancy can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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