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hinge is pronounced in one syllable
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video examples of hinge pronunciation
An example use of hinge in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… being at the hinge of the uk and the eu …”
meanings of hinge
A naturally occurring joint resembling such hardware in form or action, as in the shell of a bivalve.
The median of the upper or lower half of a batch, sample, or probability distribution.
A jointed or flexible device that allows the pivoting of a door etc.
One of the four cardinal points, east, west, north, or south.
A stamp hinge, a folded and gummed paper rectangle for affixing postage stamps in an album.
A principle, or a point in time, on which subsequent reasonings or events depend.
To attach by, or equip with a hinge.
To depend on something.
The breaking off of the distal end of a knapped stone flake whose presumed course across the face of the stone core was truncated prematurely, leaving not a feathered distal end but instead the scar of a nearly perpendicular break.
hinge frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR
the word hinge occurs in english on average 2.1 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 hinge can be related to
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