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byword is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of byword in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… would become a byword for a golden age …”

meanings of byword


  1. An object of notoriety or contempt, scorn or derision.
  2. A nickname or epithet.
  3. Someone or something that stands as an example (i.e. metonymically) for something else, by having some of that something's characteristic traits.
  4. A proverb or proverbial expression, common saying; a frequently used word or phrase.
  5. A characteristic word or expression; a word or phrase associated with a person or group.

byword frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word byword occurs in english on average 0.4 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 byword 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 byword can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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