how to pronounce among


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the above transcription of among is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

among is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… you about the panic among a lot of young …”

meanings of among


  1. Denotes a belonging of a person or a thing to a group.
  2. Denotes a sharing of a common feature in a group.
  3. Denotes a mingling or intermixing with distinct or separable objects. (See Usage Note at amidst.).

among frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word among occurs in english on average 135.5 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 among 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 among can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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