how to pronounce foreshadow


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the above transcription of foreshadow 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.

foreshadow is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… World War two its own foreshadow World …”

meanings of foreshadow


  1. To presage, or suggest something in advance.

foreshadow frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word foreshadow occurs in english on average 0.3 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 foreshadow 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 foreshadow can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with foreshadow


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