how to pronounce ulterior


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the above transcription of ulterior is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

ulterior is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… any other ulterior motive I don't want …”

meaning of ulterior

Ulterior means beyond what is stated or apparent.

ulterior frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ulterior occurs in english on average 1.1 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.

topics ulterior 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 ulterior can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with ulterior


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