how to pronounce toughest


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toughest is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… the toughest like actually getting a I …”

meanings of toughest


  1. Superlative form of tough: most tough.

toughest frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word toughest occurs in english on average 3.1 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.

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