how to pronounce litany


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litany is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… investigation did expose a litany of …”

meanings of litany


  1. A ritual liturgical prayer in which a series of prayers recited by a leader are alternated with responses from the congregation.
  2. A prolonged or tedious list.

litany frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word litany occurs in english on average 1.4 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 litany 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 litany can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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