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harder is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… that's because it's much harder to to do …”

meanings of harder


  1. Comparative form of hard: more hard.


  1. Alternative spelling of haarder.


  1. A surname​.

harder frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word harder occurs in english on average 44.2 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.

topics harder 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 harder can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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