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nexus is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… the nexus of upper manhattan …”

meanings of nexus


  1. A centre or focus of something.
  2. A form or state of connection.
  3. A connected group; a network, a web.
  4. A person who had contracted a nexum or obligation of such a kind that, if they failed to pay, their creditor could compel them to work as a servant until the debt was paid; an indentured servant.
  5. The relationship between a vendor and a jurisdiction for the purpose of taxation, established for example by the vendor operating a physical store in that jurisdiction.
  6. In the work of the Danish linguist Otto Jespersen (1860-1943): a group of words expressing two concepts in one unit (such as a clause or sentence).

nexus frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word nexus occurs in english on average 1.6 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 nexus 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 nexus can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) transport and travel;

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