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sooner is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… closed so like that sooner do you know I …”

meanings of sooner


  1. Comparative form of soon: more soon.
  2. Rather.


  1. One who crossed into Indian territory before the official opening of settlement, in order to obtain land sooner.
  2. A native or resident of the American state of Oklahoma; a sports competitor representing the University of Oklahoma.


  1. Comparative form of soon: more soon.

sooner frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word sooner occurs in english on average 20.2 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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