how to pronounce rely


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the above transcription of rely 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.

rely is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… yeah I could rely on other people to do …”

meaning of rely

Rely means to rely on something or someone for support or help.

rely frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word rely occurs in english on average 27.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

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