how to pronounce nonstarter


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nonstarter is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of nonstarter


  1. A project that has no chance of success.
  2. A horse that does not run in a race for which it has been entered.
  3. A loser; a person who is bound to fail.

nonstarter frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word nonstarter occurs in english on average 0 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 nonstarter 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 nonstarter can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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words that rhyme with nonstarter


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