how to pronounce limelight


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the above transcription of limelight 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.

limelight is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… in the limelight they already unsettled …”

meaning of limelight

The limelight is the bright light that is focused on a performer or a person in a public place.

limelight frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word limelight occurs in english on average 2.2 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 limelight 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 limelight can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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