how to pronounce shove


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shove is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… into our to shove in which is the way we …”

meanings of shove


  1. To push, especially roughly or with force.
  2. To move off or along by an act of pushing, as with an oar or pole used in a boat; sometimes with off.
  3. To pass (counterfeit money).
  4. To make an all-in bet.


  1. A forward movement of packed river-ice.
  2. A rough push.
  3. An all-in bet.

shove frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

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

1) business and work;

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