how to pronounce hindsight


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the above transcription of hindsight 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.

hindsight is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… it's only um in hindsight of the events …”

meanings of hindsight


  1. Realisation or understanding of the significance and nature of events after they have occurred.
  2. The rear sight of a firearm.

hindsight frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word hindsight occurs in english on average 4.3 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 hindsight 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 hindsight can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to hindsight


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