how to pronounce alewife


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alewife is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of alewife


  1. Any of several species similar in appearance.
  2. A woman who keeps an alehouse.
  3. A migrating North American fish, Alosa pseudoharengus.

alewife frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word alewife occurs in english on average 0 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 alewife 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 alewife can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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