how to pronounce dinnertime


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dinnertime is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of dinnertime


  1. The time when dinner takes place.
  2. The midday break in English schools (some areas), lunchtime.
  3. The time when dinner is ready.

dinnertime frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word dinnertime 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.

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