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most is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… also lost their mall most of the time so …”

meanings of most


  1. To a great extent or degree; highly; very.
  2. Superlative form of many: most many.
  3. Superlative form of much: most much Antonym: least.
  4. Almost.
  5. Forms the superlative of many adjectives. Antonym: least.


  1. Superlative degree of much.
  2. Superlative degree of many: the majority of; more than half of (construed without the definite article).
  3. Superlative degree of many: the comparatively largest number of (construed with the definite article).


  1. The greater part.
  2. The greatest amount.
  3. A record-setting amount.


  1. The greater part of a group, especially a group of people.

most frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word most occurs in english on average 1043.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

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