how to pronounce relay


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the above transcription of relay 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.

relay is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… kind of intellectual relay race where …”

meaning of relay

Relay is a race in which runners take turns running a certain distance.

relay frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

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

1) business and work;

2) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to relay


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