how to pronounce petty


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petty is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… he was not above petty grievances for …”

meaning of petty

Petty means small and insignificant.

petty frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word petty occurs in english on average 8.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics petty 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 petty can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to petty


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