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hastings is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… writer Cecily Hastings has cataloged …”

meanings of hastings


  1. A place name, including.
  2. A city, the county seat of Adams County, Nebraska, United States.
  3. A city, the county seat of Barry County, Michigan, United States.
  4. A city in Hawke's Bay, New Zealand.
  5. A habitational surname​.
  6. A town and borough of East Sussex, England.
  7. A patronymic surname​.
  8. A city, the county seat of Dakota County, Minnesota, United States, located in Dakota County and Washington County.


  1. Early fruit or vegetables, especially peas.

hastings frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hastings occurs in english on average 1.4 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 hastings 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 hastings can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) leisure and entertainment;

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