how to pronounce yesteryear


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the above transcription of yesteryear 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.

yesteryear is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… of yesteryear said the day you say you …”

meanings of yesteryear


  1. Past years; time gone by; yore.
  2. Last year.

yesteryear frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) communication, information, and media;

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