how to pronounce setback


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setback is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… a major setback only six weeks ago House …”

meaning of setback

A setback is a setback in a project or plan.

setback frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word setback occurs in english on average 1.5 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 setback 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 setback can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to setback


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