how to pronounce undercurrent


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undercurrent is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… this undercurrent of culture shows like …”

meanings of undercurrent


  1. A tendency of feeling or opinion that is concealed rather than exposed.
  2. A current of water which flows under the surface, and often in a different direction from surface currents.


  1. To flow under some surface.

undercurrent frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word undercurrent occurs in english on average 1.3 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 undercurrent 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 undercurrent can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to undercurrent


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