how to pronounce harbinger


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harbinger is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… Delhi is potentially the harbinger of …”

meanings of harbinger


  1. One who provides lodgings; especially, the officer of the English royal household who formerly preceded the court when travelling, to provide and prepare lodgings.
  2. A person or thing that foreshadows or foretells the coming of someone or something.


  1. To announce or precede; to be a harbinger of.

harbinger frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word harbinger occurs in english on average 1 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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