how to pronounce during


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during is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… back in 2016 during the campaign it was …”

meanings of during


  1. For all of a given time interval.
  2. At any time or period within a given time interval.


  1. Present participle of dure.


  1. A surname​.

during frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word during occurs in english on average 379.6 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 during 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 during can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with during


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