how to pronounce piecemeal


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piecemeal is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and piecemeal changes which has given us …”

meanings of piecemeal


  1. Into pieces or parts.
  2. Piece by piece; in small amounts, stages, or degrees.


  1. Made or done in pieces or one stage at a time.


  1. To divide or distribute piecemeal; dismember.


  1. A fragment; a scrap.

piecemeal frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word piecemeal occurs in english on average 2.7 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 piecemeal 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 piecemeal can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to piecemeal


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