how to pronounce shortchange


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shortchange is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of shortchange


  1. To defraud someone by giving them less change than they should be given after a transaction.
  2. To make disadvantaged by design.
  3. To deprive someone of something for which they paid.

shortchange frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word shortchange occurs in english on average 0.1 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 shortchange 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 shortchange can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

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