how to pronounce lovely


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the above transcription of lovely 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.

lovely is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… just sold isn't she lovely and you know …”

meaning of lovely

Lovely means attractive, pleasing, or delightful.

lovely frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word lovely occurs in english on average 62.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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