how to pronounce loiter


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loiter is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of loiter


  1. To stand about without any aim or purpose; to stand about idly.
  2. To remain at a certain place instead of moving on.
  3. For an aircraft to remain in the air near a target.

loiter frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word loiter occurs in english on average 0.3 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 loiter 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 loiter can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

2) transport and travel;

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