how to pronounce aftermath


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aftermath is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of aftermath in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… in the aftermath of the disaster this …”

meanings of aftermath


  1. A second mowing; the grass which grows after the first crop of hay in the same season.
  2. That which happens after, that which follows, usually of strongly negative connotation in most contexts, implying a preceding catastrophe.

aftermath frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word aftermath occurs in english on average 6.7 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 aftermath 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 aftermath can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to aftermath


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