how to pronounce anachronism


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anachronism is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… who say that zoos are anachronism and …”

meanings of anachronism


  1. A person or thing which seems to belong to a different time or period of time.
  2. A chronological mistake; the erroneous dating of an event, circumstance, or object.

anachronism frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word anachronism 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 anachronism 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 anachronism can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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