how to pronounce oily


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the above transcription of oily 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.

oily is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… dark meat and kind of oily flavor but my …”

meaning of oily

Oily means covered with a thin layer of oil.

oily frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word oily occurs in english on average 2.8 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 oily 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 oily can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to oily


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