how to pronounce ajar


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ajar is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… like to say we're slightly ajar exactly …”

meanings of ajar


  1. Slightly turned or opened.
  2. Being at variance or in contradiction to something.
  3. Out of harmony.


  1. To show variance or contradiction with something; to be or cause to be askew.
  2. To turn or open slightly; to become ajar or to cause to become ajar; to be or to hang ajar.


  1. Slightly turned or opened.


  1. A member of an ethnographic group of Georgians.

ajar frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ajar occurs in english on average 0.6 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 ajar 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 ajar can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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