how to pronounce shad


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shad is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… and chase shad around so the Sand Creek …”

meanings of shad


  1. Any one of several species of food fishes that make up the genus Alosa in the family Clupeidae, to which the herrings also belong; river herring.
  2. The bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix).

shad frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word shad 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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