how to pronounce foretaste


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foretaste is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… this kind of foretaste of what will come …”

meanings of foretaste


  1. To taste before possession; have previous experience of; enjoy by anticipation.
  2. To taste before another.
  3. To taste beforehand.


  1. A taste beforehand.
  2. A sample taken in anticipation; an experience undergone in advance.

foretaste frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word foretaste occurs in english on average 0.2 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 foretaste 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 foretaste can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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