how to pronounce italic


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the above transcription of italic 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.

italic is pronounced in three syllables

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video examples of italic pronunciation

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

“… citizen well it's italic is like one of …”

meaning of italic

Italic is a type of writing that is slanted.

italic frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word italic 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.

words with pronunciation similar to italic


words that rhyme with italic


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