how to pronounce onlooker


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onlooker is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of onlooker


  1. A spectator; someone looks on or watches, without becoming involved or participating.

onlooker frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word onlooker occurs in english on average 0.3 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 onlooker 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 onlooker can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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