how to pronounce altogether


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altogether is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… eliminate waste altogether in other …”

meanings of altogether


  1. Completely, wholly, or without exception.
  2. On the whole; with everything considered.
  3. With everything included.


  1. A state of nakedness. (Especially in the phrase in the altogether).

altogether frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word altogether occurs in english on average 15.1 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 altogether 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 altogether can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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