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shorter is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… interest to be shorter to not have this …”

meanings of shorter


  1. A short, a short seller: one who engages in short selling.
  2. One who makes a dishonest profit by clipping and filing coins.


  1. Comparative form of short: more short.


  1. A surname​.

shorter frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word shorter occurs in english on average 15.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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