how to pronounce forth


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forth is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… and before we go forth from this great …”

meanings of forth


  1. Beyond a (certain) boundary; away; abroad; out.
  2. Forward in time, place or degree.
  3. Out into view; from a particular place or position.


  1. A river in Scotland that flows for about 47 km (29 miles) from The Trossachs through Stirling to the Firth of Forth on the North Sea.
  2. An imperative, stack-based high-level programming language, used mostly in control applications.
  3. A sea area that covers the Firth of Forth.


  1. Forth from; out of.


  1. Misspelling of fourth.


  1. Misspelling of fourth.

forth frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word forth occurs in english on average 46.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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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 forth can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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