how to pronounce mumps


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mumps is pronounced in one syllable

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

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meanings of mumps


  1. A gloomy or sullen silence.
  2. A contagious disease caused by the Mumps virus of the genus Rubulavirus, mostly occurring in childhood, which causes swelling of glands in the face and neck.
  3. Plural of mump.


  1. Acronym of Massachusetts General Hospital Utility Multi-Programming System; a programming language (and database) developed originally to be specifically for hierarchically arranged records, such as medical records.


  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of mump.

mumps frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word mumps occurs in english on average 0.4 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.

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