how to pronounce misstep


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misstep is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… i feel like that's a huge misstep for …”

meanings of misstep


  1. An error or mistake.
  2. A step that is wrong, a false step.


  1. To step badly or incorrectly.
  2. To make an error or mistake.

misstep frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word misstep occurs in english on average 0.6 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 misstep 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 misstep can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to misstep


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