how to pronounce again


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again is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… this is the most elite again us by many nations …”

meanings of again


  1. I ask again, I say again; used in repeating a question or statement.
  2. Tell me again, say again; used in asking a question to which one may have already received an answer that one cannot remember.
  3. On the other hand.
  4. Back in the reverse direction, or to an original starting point.
  5. In return, as a reciprocal action; back.
  6. Used metalinguistically, with the repetition being in the discussion, or in the linguistic or pragmatic context of the discussion, rather than in the subject of discussion.
  7. Here too, here also, in this case as well; used in applying a previously made point to a new instance; sometimes preceded by "here".
  8. In any other place.
  9. Over and above a factor of one.
  10. Moreover; besides; further.
  11. Another time; once more.
  12. Back (to a former place or state).


  1. Against.

again frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word again occurs in english on average 692.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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