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canter is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… then take a very quick canter through …”

meanings of canter


  1. A ride on a horse at such speed.
  2. One who cants or whines; a beggar.
  3. A gait of a horse between a trot and a gallop, consisting of three beats and a "suspension" phase, where there are no feet on the ground. Also describing this gait on other four legged animals.
  4. One who makes hypocritical pretensions to goodness; one who uses canting language.


  1. To cause to move at a canter; to ride (a horse) at a canter.
  2. To move at such pace.


  1. A surname​.

canter frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word canter 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 canter 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 canter can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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