how to pronounce throwaway


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throwaway frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word throwaway occurs in english on average 0.5 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.

throwaway is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… an ex this is not a throwaway this is …”

meanings of throwaway


  1. Extemporaneous; off the cuff.
  2. Selected or used without care or attention.
  3. Disposable; intended for a single use prior to being discarded.


  1. Something temporary and disposable.

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